Definitions of taught

  1. imp. & amp; p. p. of Teach.
  2. of Teach
  3. imp. & p. p. of Teach.
  4. Past tense and past participle of the verb teach.
  5. Pa. t. and pa. p. of TEACH.
  6. Imp. & pp. of TEACH, v.
  7. Stretched; not slack.
  8. Very high or tall, as the masts of a ship.
  9. Of teach, which see.

Usage examples for taught

  1. Experience had taught me now to judge somewhat of the looks and condition of sick people. – Daisy in the Field by Elizabeth Wetherell
  2. I've taught you to be beautiful. – The Branding Iron by Katharine Newlin Burt
  3. The next night she spoke again of her father, and what he taught her. – David Elginbrod by George MacDonald
  4. Why, who taught you to do that, young Master? – The Fairy Godmothers and Other Tales by Mrs. Alfred Gatty
  5. Jem had taught her that. – From One Generation to Another by Henry Seton Merriman
  6. But I taught you- I did all I could for you. – The U.P. Trail by Zane Grey
  7. What he taught was, perhaps, what I most needed to learn, but I was already too far on the way to learn it easily. – The Autobiography of a Journalist, Volume I by William James Stillman
  8. She had been well taught. – The City of Fire by Grace Livingston Hill
  9. " That is what the children are taught to think of us," he said, " and I have my own little ones at home." – By Desert Ways to Baghdad by Louisa Jebb
  10. She often told me that nobody had taught her to read. – The Adventure of Living by John St. Loe Strachey
  11. It was really a very simple thing, after all,- it was only that he had lived near a kind and gentle heart, and had been taught to think kind thoughts always and to care for others. – Little Lord Fauntleroy by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  12. You can, Caleb came back, but no matter how much money you spend, you can't make the sort of a gentleman out of him, that knows without being taught, what not to do! – Then I'll Come Back to You by Larry Evans
  13. You've taught me something- perhaps in time. – Carnival by Compton Mackenzie
  14. I don't remember ever being taught them. – Mrs. Geoffrey by Duchess
  15. She shall be taught the True Faith. – The Sea-Hawk by Raphael Sabatini
  16. We believe that by simply living together as Jesus has taught us to live, we can make this world so much better than it now is, that men shall think heaven has come down to earth. – The Church and Modern Life by Washington Gladden
  17. On the other hand, he worked with them; and the boys, as they grew old enough, were taught to work with them, too. – A Boy's Town by W. D. Howells
  18. Miss Lola taught me how, if I can remember. – Lola by Owen Davis