Translation of "teach" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /tiːtʃ/ us /titʃ/ past tense and past participle taught

A1 to give classes in a particular subject at a school, university, etc.

enseñar, dar clases (de)
He teaches history.

A2 to show or explain to someone how to do something

My dad taught / me to drive.

B1 If a situation teaches you something, it gives you new knowledge or helps you to understand something.

The experience taught / him to be more careful.

(Translation of “teach” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /tiːtʃ/ (past tense, past participle taught /toːt/)

to give knowledge, skill or wisdom to a person; to instruct or train (a person)

She teaches English / the piano
Experience has taught him nothing.
teacher noun

a person who teaches, especially in a school

maestro, profesor
a French/history/physics teacher.
teaching noun

the work of teacher

Teaching is a satisfying job
( also adjective) the teaching staff of a school.

guidance or instruction

She followed her mother’s teaching.

something that is taught

enseñanza, doctrina
one of the teachings of Buddha.

(Translation of “teach” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)