Translation of "instruct" - English-Spanish dictionary

instruct

verb uk /ɪnˈstrʌkt/ us /ɪnˈstrʌkt/

to officially tell someone to do something

ordenar
Staff are instructed not to use the internet for personal use.

formal to teach someone about something

instruir

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

instruct

verb /inˈstrakt/

to teach or train (a person in a subject or skill)

instruir
Girls as well as boys should be instructed in woodwork.

to order or direct (a person especially to do something)

ordenar, dar instrucciones/órdenes a
He was instructed to come here at nine o’clock
I have already instructed her how to cook the meat.
instruction /-ʃən/ noun

(in plural ) (a book etc giving) directions, eg about the use of a machine etc

instrucciones
Could I look at the instructions, please?

an order or direction

instrucción
You must learn to obey instructions.

the act of instructing (especially in a school subject or a skill) or the process of being instructed

instrucción
She sometimes gives instruction in gymnastics.
instructive /-tiv/ adjective

giving knowledge or information

instructivo
He gave an instructive talk about bee-keeping.
instructively adverb

de manera instructiva
instructiveness noun

carácter instructivo
instructor noun (feminine instructress)

a person who gives instruction (in a skill etc)

instructor, monitor, entrenador; instructora, monitora, entrenadora
a driving instructor
a ski instructor.

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