unteach

verb

un·​teach ˌən-ˈtēch How to pronounce unteach (audio)
untaught ˌən-ˈtȯt How to pronounce unteach (audio) ; unteaching

transitive verb

1
: to cause to unlearn something
2
: to teach the contrary of
unteach bad habits

Word History

First Known Use

1532, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of unteach was in 1532

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Cite this Entry

“Unteach.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unteach. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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