- (transitive) To teach or direct; to give instructions.
- Listen carefully when someone instructs you to assemble.
NounInstruct (plural Instructs)
Adverbs for Instruct
peremptorily; urgently; artistically; solemnly; forcefully; adequately; laconically; ethically; clinically; parochially; tediously; theoretically; intellectually; facetiously; vaguely; academically; formally; inspirationally; diligently.
acquaint, advertise, advertise of, advise, advocate, apprise, assign, bid, brief, bring word, broaden the mind, call on, call the signals, call upon, catechize, charge, civilize, coach, command, commission, communicate, confer, consult with, counsel, declare, decree, define, demonstrate, dictate, direct, discipline, disclose, drill, edify, educate, engineer, enjoin, enlighten, familiarize, give an order, give instruction, give lessons in, give notice, give the facts, give the word, give word, ground, guide, illumine, importune, inculcate, indoctrinate, inform, issue a command, issue a writ, kibitz, lead, leave word, let know, mandate, meddle, mention to, notify, open the eyes, ordain, order, order about, pilot, prepare, prescribe, proclaim, promulgate, pronounce, propose, recommend, reeducate, report, require, rule, say the word, school, send word, serve notice, set right, sharpen the wits, show, show how, speak, steer, submit, suggest, teach, teach a lesson, teach the rudiments, tell, train, tutor, verse, warn
- IPA: /ˌɪnˈstɹʌkt/