HyperDic: teacher

English > 2 senses of the word teacher:
NOUNperson teacher, instructora person whose occupation is teaching
cognitionteachera personified abstraction that teaches / teaches
teacher > pronunciation
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English > teacher: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person whose occupation is teaching.
Synonyminstructor
Member ofteacher-student relationThe academic relation between teachers and their students
NarrowerBahaiA teacher of or believer in Bahaism
English teacher, English professorsomeone who teaches English
French teachersomeone who teaches French
art teachersomeone who teaches art
catechistOne who instructs catechumens in preparation for baptism (especially one using a catechism)
coach, private instructor, tutorA person who gives private instruction (as in singing, acting, etc.)
dancing-master, dance masterA professional teacher of dancing
demonstratorA teacher or teacher's assistant who demonstrates the principles that are being taught
docentA teacher at some universities / universities
governessA woman entrusted with the care and supervision of a child (especially in a private home)
instructressA woman instructor
math teacher, mathematics teachersomeone who teaches mathematics
missionarysomeone who attempts to convert others to a particular doctrine or program
music teachersomeone who teaches music
preceptor, donteacher at a university or college (especially at Cambridge or Oxford)
reading teachersomeone who teaches students to read
riding mastersomeone who teaches horsemanship
schoolteacher, school teacherA teacher in a school below the college level
science teachersomeone who teaches science
section mansomeone who teaches a section of a large college course
teaching fellowA graduate student with teaching / teaching responsibilities
Broadereducator, pedagogue, pedagogsomeone who educates young people
Spanishinstructor, maestra, maestro, monitor, profesora, profesor
Catalanensenyant, instructor, mestre, monitor, professor
Nounsteachershipthe position of teacher
Verbsteachaccustom gradually to some action or attitude
teachimpart skills or knowledge to
English > teacher: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA personified abstraction that teaches / teaches.
Examples
  • "books were his teachers"
  • "experience is a demanding teacher"
Broaderabstraction, abstractA concept or idea not associated with any specific instance
Spanishmaestro
Verbsteachaccustom gradually to some action or attitude
teachimpart skills or knowledge to

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