homeschool

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verb home·school \ˈhōm-ˌskül\

Definition of homeschool

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to teach school subjects to one's children at home

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  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

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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

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verb home·school \ˈhōm-ˌskül\

Definition of homeschool for Students

homeschooled

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homeschooling

  1. :  to teach school subjects to at home She homeschools her third-grade son.

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