Definition of INSTRUCT

to cause to acquire knowledge or skill in some field <spent his military career instructing young pilots>
to give information to <instructed everyone in the use of the new telephone system>
Near Antonyms misinform, mislead
to issue orders to (someone) by right of authority <the proctors instructed everyone to put their pencils down and hand in their tests>
Synonyms adjure, bid, boss (around), charge, direct, enjoin, instruct, order, tell
Near Antonyms comply (with), follow, keep, observe
Antonyms mind, obey

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