HyperDic: instruction

English > 4 senses of the word instruction:
NOUNcommunicationinstruction, directiona message describing how something is to be done
actinstruction, education, teaching, pedagogy, didactics, educational activitythe activities of educating / educating or instructing
actinstruction, teaching, pedagogythe profession of a teacher
communicationinstruction, command, statement, program line(computer science) a line of code written as part of a computer program
instruction > pronunciation
Soundsihnstrah'kshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > instruction: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA message describing how something is to be done.
Synonymdirection
Narroweraddress, destination, name and addresswritten directions for finding some location
markupDetailed stylistic instructions for typesetting something that is to be printed
misdirectionIncorrect directions or instructions
prescriptionDirections prescribed beforehand
recipe, formulaDirections for making something
rubricDirections for the conduct of Christian church services (often printed in red in a prayer book)
rule, prescriptPrescribed guide for conduct or action
ruledirections that define the way a game or sport is to be conducted
ruleAny one of a systematic body of regulations defining the way of life of members of a religious order
stage directionAn instruction written as part of the script of a play
styleeditorial directions to be followed in spelling and punctuation and capitalization and typographical display
system commandA computer user's instruction (not part of a program) that calls for action by the computer's executive program
Broadermessage, content, subject matter, substanceWhat a communication that is about something is about
Spanishconsejo, guía, instrucción, orientación
Catalanconsell, guia, instrucció, orientació
Adjectivesinstructionalof or relating to or used in instruction / instruction
English > instruction: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe activities of educating / educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill.
Example "our instruction was carefully programmed"
Synonymseducation, teaching, pedagogy, didactics, educational activity
Category ofDepartment of Education, Education Department, EducationThe United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students)
academic program(education) a program of education in liberal arts and sciences (usually in preparation for higher education)
educationThe profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university / university)
educationThe gradual process of acquiring knowledge
point systemA system of evaluation based on awarding points according to rules
tuition, tuition feeA fee paid for instruction (especially for higher education)
Partsclassroom projectA school task requiring considerable effort
classworkThe part of a student's work that is done in the classroom
homework, prep, preparationpreparatory school work done outside school / school (especially at home)
lessonA task assigned for individual study
Narrowercoeducationeducation of men and women in the same institutions
continuing educationA program of instruction designed primarily for adult students who participate part-time
course, course of study, course of instruction, classeducation imparted in a series of lessons or meetings
elementary educationeducation in elementary subjects (reading and writing and arithmetic) provided to young students at a grade school
extension, extension service, university extensionAn educational opportunity provided by colleges and universities / universities to people who are not enrolled as regular students
extracurricular activityeducational activities not falling within the scope of the regular curriculum
higher educationeducation provided by a college or university / university
secondary educationeducation beyond the elementary grades
team teachingA method of coordinated classroom teaching involving a team of teachers working together with a single group of students
work-study programAn educational plan in which students alternate between paid employment and formal study
BroaderactivityAny specific behavior
Spanishdidáctica, educación, enseñanza, instrucción, pedagogía
Catalaneducació, ensenyament, ensenyança, instrucció
Adjectivesinstructionalof or relating to or used in instruction / instruction
Verbsinstructimpart skills or knowledge to
English > instruction: 4 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe profession of a teacher.
Synonymsteaching, pedagogy
Narrowercatechesisoral religious instruction (as before baptism or confirmation)
catechetical instructionteaching religious principles by questions and answers
indoctrinationteaching someone to accept doctrines uncritically
language teachingteaching people to speak and understand a foreign / foreign language
lecture, lecturingteaching by giving a discourse on some subject / subject (typically to a class)
lessonA unit of instruction
schoolingThe act of teaching at school
sleep-learning, hypnopediateaching during sleep / sleep (as by using recordings to teach a foreign language to someone who is asleep)
spoonfeedingteaching in an overly simplified way that discourages independent thought
teaching readingteaching beginners to read
tutelage, tuition, tutorshipteaching pupils individually (usually by a tutor hired privately)
BroadereducationThe profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university / university)
Spanishdocencia, educación, enseñanza, instrucción, pedagogía
Catalaneducació, ensenyament, ensenyança, instrucció, pedagogia
Adjectivesinstructionalof or relating to or used in instruction / instruction
English > instruction: 4 senses > noun 4, communication
Meaning(computer science) a line of code written as part of a computer program.
Synonymscommand, statement, program line
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Part ofprogram, programme, computer program, computer programme(computer science) a sequence / sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute
NarrowercallAn instruction that interrupts the program being executed
command linecommands that a user types in order to run an application
link(computing) an instruction that connects one part of a program or an element on a list to another program or list
macro, macro instructionA single computer instruction that results in a series of instructions in machine language
system errorAn instruction that is either not recognized by an operating system or is in violation of the procedural rules
toggleAny instruction that works first one way and then the other
Broadercode, computer code(computer science) the symbolic arrangement of data or instructions in a computer program or the set of such instructions
Spanishcomando, directiva, directriz, instrucción, orden
Catalaninstrucció, ordre

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