Definition of Instruct:

  1. Judges action in explaining to a jury (before it begins its deliberations) about the questions it must answer, and what laws govern the matters raised in a particular case.

  2. Inform (someone) of a fact or situation.

  3. Direct or command someone to do something, especially as an official order.

  4. Teach (someone) a subject or skill.

  5. To authorize an attorney to act on ones behalf, or to convey information or directions relating to a legal matter.

  6. Give a person direction, information, or authorization.

Synonyms of Instruct

Inform, Tell, Let someone know, Notify, Apprise, Advise, Announce to, Impart to, Relate to, Communicate to, Employ, Authorize to act for one, Brief, Give information to, Order, Command, Direct, Tell, Enjoin, Give the order to, Give orders to, Give the command to, Require, Call on, Mandate, Charge, Teach, School, Give lessons to, Coach, Train, Ground, Enlighten, Illuminate, Inform, Verse, Edify, Educate, Upskill, Tutor, Guide, Prepare, Prime, Din something into, Acquaint, Advertise, Advertise of, Advise, Advocate, Apprise, Assign, Bid, Brief, Bring word, Broaden the mind, Call on, Call the signals, Call upon, Catechize, Charge, Civilize, Coach, Command, Commission, Communicate, Confer, Consult with, Counsel, Declare, Decree, Define, Demonstrate, Dictate, Direct, Discipline, Disclose, Drill, Edify, Educate, Engineer, Enjoin, Enlighten, Familiarize, Give an order, Give instruction, Give lessons in, Give notice, Give the facts, Give the word, Give word, Ground, Guide, Illumine, Importune, Inculcate, Indoctrinate, Inform, Issue a command, Issue a writ, Kibitz, Lead, Leave word, Let know, Mandate, Meddle, Mention to, Notify, Open the eyes, Ordain, Order, Order about, Pilot, Prepare, Prescribe, Proclaim, Promulgate, Pronounce, Propose, Recommend, Reeducate, Report, Require, Rule, Say the word, School, Send word, Serve notice, Set right, Sharpen the wits, Show, Show how, Speak, Steer, Submit, Suggest, Teach, Teach a lesson, Teach the rudiments, Tell, Train, Tutor, Verse, Warn

How to use Instruct in a sentence?

  1. She instructed him to wait.
  2. The bank was instructed that the money from the savings account was now held by the company.
  3. He instructed them in the use of firearms.

Meaning of Instruct & Instruct Definition