Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
instruct /in'strʌkt/
  • ngoại động từ
    • chỉ dẫn, chỉ thị cho
    • dạy, đào tạo
    • truyền kiến thức cho; cung cấp tin tức cho, cung cấp tài liệu cho, cho hay, cho biết
Concise Dictionary
+impart skills or knowledge to
+give instructions or directions for some task
+make aware of

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 teach, train, tutor, drill, educate, coach, inform, guide, edify, prepare, indoctrinate, inculcate:
My parents employed a tutor to instruct me in Latin.
2 direct, order, bid, require, tell, enjoin, command, importune, charge:
We were instructed to tell no one where we were going.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ verb
1 (formal) to tell sb to do sth, especially in a formal or official way: [VN to inf] The letter instructed him to report to headquarters immediately. + [VN wh-] You will be instructed where to go as soon as the plane is ready. + [VN] She arrived at 10 o'clock as instructed. + [V that] He instructed that a wall be built around the city. + (BrE also) He instructed that a wall should be built around the city. [also V speech, VN speech] - ORDER
2 [VN] ~ sb (in sth) (formal) to teach sb sth, especially a practical skill: All our staff have been instructed in sign language.
3 [VN that] [usually passive] (formal) to give sb information about sth: We have been instructed that a decision will not be made before the end of the week.
4 [VN, VN to inf] (law) to employ sb to represent you in a legal situation, especially as a lawyer
Collocation Dictionary


carefully | explicitly, specifically
You were explicitly instructed to wait here.


as instructed
I took the pills as instructed.

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