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1. instruction

noun. ['ˌɪnˈstrʌkʃən'] a message describing how something is to be done.

Synonyms

  • subject matter
  • prescript
  • name and address
  • address
  • direction
  • rubric
  • markup
  • style
  • formula
  • system command
  • prescription
  • substance
  • message
  • content
  • recipe
  • destination
  • misdirection
  • rule

Antonyms

  • active
  • ready
  • resolution
  • stand still

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Words that Rhyme with Instruction

  • reintroduction
  • reconstruction
  • deconstruction
  • overproduction
  • reproduction
  • introduction
  • construction
  • obstruction
  • destruction
  • conduction
  • seduction
  • reduction
  • production
  • induction
  • deduction
  • abduction
  • suction

How do you pronounce instruction?

Pronounce instruction as ˌɪnˈstrəkʃən.

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Example sentences of the word instruction


1. Noun, singular or mass
While most puppies take instruction well and want to please you, consistency and repetition is key.

Quotes containing the word instruction


1. Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to live.
- Gustave Flaubert

2. Even from their infancy we frame them to the sports of love: their instruction, behavior, attire, grace, learning and all their words azimuth only at love, respects only affection. Their nurses and their keepers imprint no other thing in them.
- Michel de Montaigne

3. There's not an instruction manual on how to deal with success, so you just have to rely on having great friends and a good team.
- Bryan Adams

2. instruction

noun. ['ˌɪnˈstrʌkʃən'] the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill.

Synonyms

  • course of instruction
  • extension
  • activity
  • course of study
  • extension service
  • preparation
  • team teaching
  • prep
  • work-study program
  • higher education
  • classroom project
  • university extension
  • course
  • extracurricular activity
  • didactics
  • lesson
  • secondary education
  • education
  • educational activity
  • class
  • homework
  • continuing education
  • coeducation
  • elementary education
  • classwork
  • pedagogy

Antonyms

  • contraction
  • shortness
  • flexion
  • discontinuance

3. instruction

noun. ['ˌɪnˈstrʌkʃən'] the profession of a teacher.

Synonyms

  • lecturing
  • schooling
  • lecture
  • hypnopedia
  • tutorship
  • tuition
  • spoonfeeding
  • indoctrination
  • lesson
  • tutelage
  • education
  • language teaching
  • catechesis
  • pedagogy
  • teaching reading
  • sleep-learning
  • catechetical instruction

Antonyms

  • discontinuation
  • activation
  • sink
  • source

4. instruction

noun. ['ˌɪnˈstrʌkʃən'] (computer science) a line of code written as part of a computer program.

Synonyms

  • code
  • program line
  • statement
  • macro instruction
  • system error
  • program
  • link
  • computer code
  • toggle
  • command
  • computer programme
  • command line
  • macro
  • call
  • programme

Antonyms

  • anastalsis
  • dormant
  • inactiveness
  • inaction
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