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Definition 1: the profession of a teacher - [noun denoting act]

Samples where teaching or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he prepared for teaching while still in college
  • pedagogy is recognized as an important profession

Synonyms for teaching in the sense of this definition

(teaching is a kind of ...) the profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university)

(... is a kind of teaching ) teaching in an overly simplified way that discourages independent thought

(... is a kind of teaching ) teaching during sleep (as by using recordings to teach a foreign language to someone who is asleep)

(... is a kind of teaching ) a unit of instruction

"he took driving lessons"

(... is a kind of teaching ) teaching pupils individually (usually by a tutor hired privately)

(... is a kind of teaching ) teaching someone to accept doctrines uncritically

(... is a kind of teaching ) the act of teaching at school

(... is a kind of teaching ) teaching beginners to read

(... is a kind of teaching ) teaching people to speak and understand a foreign language

(... is a kind of teaching ) teaching religious principles by questions and answers

(... is a kind of teaching ) oral religious instruction (as before baptism or confirmation)

(... is a kind of teaching ) teaching by giving a discourse on some subject (typically to a class)

Definition 2: the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill - [noun denoting act]

Samples where teaching or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he received no formal education
  • our instruction was carefully programmed
  • good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded

Synonyms for teaching in the sense of this definition

(teaching is a kind of ...) any specific behavior

"they avoided all recreational activity"

(... is a kind of teaching ) an educational plan in which students alternate between paid employment and formal study

(... is a kind of teaching ) a method of coordinated classroom teaching involving a team of teachers working together with a single group of students

(... is a kind of teaching ) education beyond the elementary grades; provided by a high school or college preparatory school

(... is a kind of teaching ) education provided by a college or university

(... is a kind of teaching ) educational activities not falling within the scope of the regular curriculum

(... is a kind of teaching ) an educational opportunity provided by colleges and universities to people who are not enrolled as regular students

(... is a kind of teaching ) education in elementary subjects (reading and writing and arithmetic) provided to young students at a grade school

(... is a kind of teaching ) education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings

"he took a course in basket weaving" "flirting is not unknown in college classes"

(... is a kind of teaching ) a program of instruction designed primarily for adult students who participate part-time

(... is a kind of teaching ) education of men and women in the same institutions

(teaching is a part of ...) a task assigned for individual study

"he did the lesson for today"

(teaching is a part of ...) preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home)

(teaching is a part of ...) the part of a student's work that is done in the classroom

(teaching is a part of ...) a school task requiring considerable effort

(teaching is the domain which ... is member of) the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students); created 1979

(teaching is the domain which ... is member of) (education) a program of education in liberal arts and sciences (usually in preparation for higher education)

(teaching is the domain which ... is member of) the gradual process of acquiring knowledge

"education is a preparation for life" "a girl's education was less important than a boy's"

(teaching is the domain which ... is member of) a system of evaluation based on awarding points according to rules

(teaching is the domain which ... is member of) the profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university)

(teaching is the domain which ... is member of) a fee paid for instruction (especially for higher education)

"tuition and room and board were more than $25,000"

Definition 3: a doctrine that is taught - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where teaching or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the teachings of religion
  • he believed all the Christian precepts

Synonyms for teaching in the sense of this definition

(teaching is a kind of ...) a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school

(... is a kind of teaching ) a command based on Jesus' words in the Sermon on the Mount

"Whatsoever ye would that men do unto you, do you even so unto them"

(... is a kind of teaching ) (Judaism) a precept or commandment of the Jewish law

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