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1. instruct

verb. ['ˌɪnˈstrʌkt'] give instructions or directions for some task.

Synonyms

  • order
  • charge
  • tell
  • say

Antonyms

  • abnormality
  • fullness
  • wetness
  • unsoundness

Etymology

  • instruo (Latin)

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Rhymes with Instruct

  • reconstruct
  • deconstruct
  • construct
  • obstruct
  • destruct
  • conduct
  • induct
  • deduct
  • abduct
  • trucked
  • plucked
  • tucked
  • sucked
  • shucked
  • lucked
  • lucht
  • fucked
  • duct
  • ducked
  • chucked
  • bucked

Sentences with instruct


1. Verb, base form
Fill a jar with pennies, then instruct your children to sit in a circle.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Most manufacturers instruct consumers to use filtered or distilled water.

Quotes about instruct


1. She wants to teach me to dance, but how do you instruct water to flow? I'm so fluid all you can do is swim in my moves and drink my essence.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. When you wish to instruct, be brief; that men's [children's] minds take in quickly what you say, learn its lesson, and retain it faithfully. Every word that is unnecessary only pours over the side of a brimming mind.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

3. A book has but one voice, but it does not instruct everyone alike.
- Thomas à Kempis

2. instruct

verb. ['ˌɪnˈstrʌkt'] impart skills or knowledge to.

Synonyms

  • induct
  • condition
  • lecture
  • train
  • ground
  • coach
  • mentor
  • edify
  • educate
  • reward
  • catechize
  • learn
  • talk
  • teach
  • larn
  • enlighten
  • indoctrinate
  • catechise
  • inform
  • acquire
  • develop
  • prepare
  • reinforce
  • drill
  • unteach
  • spoonfeed

Antonyms

  • astigmatism
  • safety
  • improvement
  • stigmatism

Etymology

  • instruo (Latin)

3. instruct

verb. ['ˌɪnˈstrʌkt'] make aware of.

Synonyms

  • apprize
  • direct
  • apprise
  • inform

Antonyms

  • innocence
  • disorderliness
  • order
  • comfort

Etymology

  • instruo (Latin)
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