homeschool

verb
home·​school | \ ˈhōm-ˌskül How to pronounce homeschool (audio) \
homeschooled; homeschooling; homeschools

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

They homeschooled both their children. Parents who homeschool are meeting on Thursday.
Recent Examples on the Web Add that to the long list of other stressors right now — like parents having to homeschool their children for the first time or young adults struggling with loneliness or insomnia — and makeup is the last thing on many people's minds. Thatiana Diaz, refinery29.com, 23 Sep. 2021 Race played a key role in the decision by another African American family to homeschool their 12-year-old son, Dorian. David Crary, Star Tribune, 26 July 2021 Race played a key role in the decision by another African American family to homeschool their 12-year-old son, Dorian. David Crary, ajc, 26 July 2021 The 13-year teaching veteran is also pulling his own children from the district and will homeschool them this coming school year. Fox News, 14 Aug. 2021 And the number of African Americans choosing to homeschool grew from 3 percent to 16 percent. Anika Prather, National Review, 22 Sep. 2021 Or give up your job to homeschool full-time and put your family on thin economic ice. Jill Filipovic, CNN, 8 Sep. 2021 Corey swapped out his role as a healthcare executive to become his daughter’s head coach, and Candi is now using her skills as an educator to homeschool Coco on the road. Blake Bakkila, Good Housekeeping, 1 July 2021 And if that isn’t convincing enough, then there is the ominous threat of having to homeschool. James Hamblin, The Atlantic, 21 May 2021

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First Known Use of homeschool

1980, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

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21 Oct 2021

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“Homeschool.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/homeschool. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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homeschool

verb

English Language Learners Definition of homeschool

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

homeschool

verb
home·​school | \ ˈhōm-ˌskül How to pronounce homeschool (audio) \
homeschooled; homeschooling

Kids Definition of homeschool

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

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