instruct

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instruct (third-person singular simple present instructs, present participle instructing, simple past and past participle instructed)

  1. (transitive) To teach or direct; to give instructions.
    Listen carefully when someone instructs you to assemble.

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instruct (plural instructs)

  1. (obsolete) Instruction.

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instruct (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) Arranged; furnished; provided.
    • Chapman
      He had neither ship instruct with oars, nor men.
  2. (obsolete) Instructed; taught; enlightened.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Milton to this entry?)