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To teach someone something - thesaurus

Synonyms

upskill

verb

to give extra training to workers to make them better at their job, or to do this extra training

teach

verb

to help students to learn something in a school, college, university etc by giving lessons

train

verb

to teach someone to do a particular job or activity

educate

verb

to teach someone, usually for several years, especially at a school, college, or university

initiate

verb

to introduce someone to a skill, subject, or activity and teach them about it

coach

verb

to teach someone a special skill, especially one connected with performing in public

lecture

verb

to give a lecture or a series of lectures

ground

verb

to teach someone the basic parts of a subject

tutor

verb

formal to teach someone

instruct

verb

formal to teach someone a subject or skill

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brainwash

verb

to force someone to accept a particular set of beliefs by repeating the same idea many times so that the person cannot think in an independent way

break in

to help someone get used to something new, for example a new job

broaden your mind

to help you understand the world and make you more able to accept other people’s ideas and beliefs

coach

verb

to teach someone a school subject, especially in order to help them prepare for an examination

coach

verb

to tell someone what to say or do in a particular situation

demonstrate

verb

to show someone how to do something by doing it yourself

din into

to teach something to someone by repeating it many times in a very determined way

drill

verb

to teach someone by making them repeat something many times

edify

verb

formal to teach someone something that increases their knowledge or improves their character

educate

verb

to give someone necessary or useful knowledge

equip

verb

to provide someone with the skills or personal qualities that they need in order to deal with a situation successfully

examine

verb

formal to give students an examination to test their knowledge

expose

verb

formal to provide someone with the opportunity to experience new ideas, activities etc so that they can learn about them

familiarise

a British spelling of familiarize

familiarize

verb

to make someone learn or experience something so that they know about it

fit

verb

Britishformal to provide someone with the qualifications or qualities that they need for a job or a particular purpose

force-feed

verb

to force someone to learn information or accept opinions

get through

to help someone pass a test etc

groom

verb

to prepare someone for a particular job or activity by giving them special training and attention

hand down

to give knowledge or skill to someone who is younger than you and will live after you have died

homeschool

verb

to educate your children completely at home instead of in a school

inculcate

verb

formal to fix an idea or belief firmly in someone’s mind, especially by repeating it often

indoctrinate

verb

to teach someone a set of beliefs so thoroughly that they do not accept any other ideas

induct

verb

formal to teach someone about something

introduce

verb

to provide someone with a new experience, activity, or opportunity to learn something

mainstream

verb

to include children with special needs in ordinary school classes

make a man (out) of someone

to give a boy or young man the qualities that a man is traditionally expected to have

pass down

to give knowledge or teach skills to your children or to younger people

pound into

to teach someone something by repeating it many times

qualify

verb

to give someone the skills that they need to become a member of a particular profession

re-educate

verb

to teach someone to think or behave in a different way

retrain

verb

to learn, or to teach someone, new skills that are needed for a job

school

verb

to teach or train someone in a particular subject or skill

school

verb

formal to educate a child

set

verb

British to give students work to do as part of a course of study

show/teach someone the ropes

to teach someone how to do something, especially a job

socialize

verb

to teach people, especially children, to behave in a way that is accepted by society

stream

verb

to put school students of about the same age into different groups based on the level of their abilities

take

verb

British to have responsibility for a group of students

teach

verb

to help someone to learn a skill by showing them how to do it

teach

verb

to change the way that someone behaves or the way that someone thinks or feels about something

teach school/college etc

to work as a teacher in a school/college etc

teach your grandmother to suck eggs

to tell someone how to do something when they can already easily do it

train

verb

to make your mind or body do something by practising for a long time

tune

verb

to develop or to train someone or something

walk through

to practise or learn something in a slow patient way, or to show someone how to do something

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gaslight

to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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