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synonyms for taught

  • coached
  • directed
  • educated
  • informed
  • learned
  • trained
See also synonyms for: well-taught

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What is another word for taught?

Taught is the past tense of teach. Synonyms of taught include the past tense forms of the synonyms of teach, including instructed and educated.

Other terms are a bit more specific. Schooled often means formally taught at a specific school or learning institution, but it can also be applied to situations in which a person was instructed in a specific field, especially by a specified person or group, as in I was schooled in the art of fly-fishing by my uncle.

Trained implies that a person was taught how to do a specific task, especially a specific job, but it can also be used more generally.

Coached is most commonly used in the context of athletics, but it can be used in others. When used outside of sports, it often implies that the instruction was provided along with advice. In the context of education, coached is usually used in situations that involve a student having been prepared by someone for general aspects of academics (such as studying or taking tests), as opposed to being taught specific material. For example: My tutor coached me on how to approach each essay question.

Taught is used in the terms well-taught and self-taught.

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antonyms for taught

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  • ignorant
  • inexperienced
  • stupid
  • uninformed
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How to use taught in a sentence

All the ordinary subjects in schools have been taught over and over again millions and millions of times.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
And all over the world each language would be taught with the same accent and quantities and idioms—a very desirable thing indeed.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Chemistry has taught us that nicotine is only one among many principles which are contained in the plant.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
But where there is no existing relation between the words or ideas, it is a case for Synthesis, to be taught hereafter.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
Three short years had not taught her how to bear sorrow with full knowledge.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
The series is so taught that it can be recited forwards‌ and backwards—the only true test of learning any series.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
"In the morning I shall go back to the boy who taught me tricks," thought Squinty.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
For, at that moment Squinty stood up on his hind legs, as the boy had taught him, and walked over toward the big balloon basket.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
Then, as Squinty remembered how he had been taught to stand up on his hind legs, he thought he would do that trick now.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
John Baptiste Robinet taught the gradual development of all forms of existence from a single creative cause.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
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