Synonyms and Antonyms of instruction

  1. 1 a statement of what to do that must be obeyed by those concerned <needed an administrative assistant who was good at following instructions> Synonyms behest, charge, commandment, decree, dictate, direction, directive, do, edict, imperative, injunction, command, order, wordRelated Words demand, requirement; mandate; countermand, counterorder; law, precept, prescript, prescription, rule; ordinance, regulation, statuteNear Antonyms appeal, entreaty, petition, plea, urging; proposal, recommendation, suggestion

  2. 2 the act or process of imparting knowledge or skills to another <the view that the instruction of our nation's youth should be our highest priority> Synonyms education, schooling, teaching, training, tuition, tutelage, tutoringRelated Words didactics, pedagogics, pedagogy; higher education, higher learning; coaching, conditioning, cultivation, preparation, readying; development, direction, guidance, nurturance, nurturing; edification, enlightenment, improvement

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