Instruct

Definition of Instruct

In`struct´
a.1.Arranged; furnished; provided.
2.Instructed; taught; enlightened.
v. t.1.To put in order; to form; to prepare.
They speak to the merits of a cause, after the proctor has prepared and instructed the same for a hearing.
- Ayliffe.
2.To form by communication of knowledge; to inform the mind of; to impart knowledge or information to; to enlighten; to teach; to discipline.
Schoolmasters will I keep within my house,
Fit to instruct her youth.
- Shak.
3.To furnish with directions; to advise; to direct; to command; as, the judge instructs the jury.
She, being before instructed of her mother, said, Give me here John Baptist's head in a charger.
- Matt. xiv. 8.
Take her in; instruct her what she has to do.
- Shak.

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