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the word instruct means? Answered

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mikeasaurus

Best Answer 7 years ago

define: instruct
# teach: impart skills or knowledge to
# give instructions or directions for some task
# make aware of

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orksecurity

7 years ago

You can construct, you can destruct, and/or you can tell someone else how to do it and instruct.

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caarntedd

7 years ago

To tell somebody how.

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frollard

7 years ago

Beyond the definition, which is fairly obvious in context, I prefer the ORIGIN.

instruct
Word History

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Date of Origin 15th c.
The -struct of instruct occurs also in construction, destruction, structure, etc. It comes from the past participle of Latin struere ‘build’. In the case of instruct, combination with the prefix in- produced instruere ‘build, prepare, equip, teach’, whose past participle stem instruct- formed the basis of the English verb.
See also construct, destroy, instrument, structure

http://www.word-origins.com/definition/instruct.html

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kelseymhorksecurity

Answer 7 years ago

The OP's profile says that they live in Lagos, Nigeria. It is quite possible that English is not their first language.