homeschool

verb home·school \ ˈhōm-ˌskül \
Updated on: 3 Dec 2017

Definition of homeschool

intransitive verb
: to teach school subjects to one's children at home
transitive verb
: to teach (one's children) at home

Examples of homeschool in a Sentence

  1. They homeschooled both their children.

  2. Parents who homeschool are meeting on Thursday.

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First Known Use of homeschool

1980


HOMESCHOOL Defined for English Language Learners

homeschool

verb

Definition of homeschool for English Language Learners

  • : to teach your children at home instead of sending them to a school


HOMESCHOOL Defined for Kids

homeschool

verb home·school \ ˈhōm-ˌskül \

Definition of homeschool for Students

homeschooled; homeschooling
: to teach school subjects to at home
  • She homeschools her third-grade son.

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