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Verb: instruct  in'strúkt
  1. Impart skills or knowledge to
    "He instructed me in building a boat";
    - teach, learn
  2. Give instructions or directions for some task
    "She instructed the students to work on their pronunciation"
  3. Make aware of
    - apprise

Derived forms: instructs, instructed, instructing

Type of: enjoin, inform, order, say, tell

Encyclopedia: Instruct