Teachable

  • 1 Teachable — Teach a*ble, a. Capable of being taught; apt to learn; also, willing to receive instruction; docile. [1913 Webster] We ought to bring our minds free, unbiased, and teachable, to learn our religion from the Word of God. I. Watts. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 teachable — late 15c., from TEACH (Cf. teach) (v.) + ABLE (Cf. able). Teachable moment attested from 1917, not common until after c.1960 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 teachable — index corrigible, malleable, pliable, sequacious, tractable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 teachable — adjective a) Capable of being taught; apt to learn. Common sense is not a teachable subject. b) Willing to receive instruction or to learn; docile. Syn: docile …

    Wiktionary

  • 5 teachable — teach ► VERB (past and past part. taught) 1) impart knowledge to or instruct in how to do something, especially in a school or as part of a recognized programme. 2) give instruction in (a subject or skill). 3) cause to learn by example or… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 teachable — adjective Date: 15th century 1. a. capable of being taught b. apt and willing to learn 2. favorable to teaching • teachableness noun • teachably adverb …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 7 teachable — teachability, teachableness, n. teachably, adv. /tee cheuh beuhl/, adj. 1. capable of being instructed, as a person; docile. 2. capable of being taught, as a subject. [1475 85; TEACH + ABLE] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 8 teachable — Synonyms and related words: apt, bright, clever, docile, educable, facile, formable, homely, humble, humble looking, humble visaged, humblest, impressionable, inglorious, innocuous, instructable, intelligent, least, low, lowest, lowliest, lowly,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 9 teachable — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. qualified, amenable, open to instructions, sympathetic, eager, willing to learn, docile, intelligent, bright, apt; see also able 1 , intelligent 1 , willing 1 , 2 . Ant. stupid*, unteachable, dense. II (Roget s… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 10 teachable — teach·a·ble || tɪːtʃəbl adj. learnable, instructible …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 11 teachable — a. Docile, apt, apt to learn …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 12 teachable — adj 1. docile, trainable, tractable, manageable, pliable; obedient, compliant, conformable; amenable, agreeable, disposed, ready; submissive, acquiescent, meek, gentle, timid. 2. understandable, apprehensible, comprehensible, intelligible;… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 13 teachable — teach·able …

    English syllables

  • 14 teachable — teach•a•ble [[t]ˈti tʃə bəl[/t]] adj. 1) capable of being instructed, as a person 2) capable of being taught, as a subject • Etymology: 1475–85 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 15 teachable — /ˈtitʃəbəl/ (say teechuhbuhl) adjective 1. capable of being instructed, as a person; docile. 2. capable of being taught, as a subject. –teachability /titʃəˈbɪləti/ (say teechuh biluhtee), teachableness, noun –teachably, adverb …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 16 teachable — adj. 1 apt at learning. 2 (of a subject) that can be taught. Derivatives: teachability n. teachableness n …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 17 non-teachable — /nɒn ˈtitʃəbəl/ (say non teechuhbuhl) adjective not teachable …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 18 Protagoras (dialogue) — Protagoras is a dialogue of Plato. The main argument is between the elderly Protagoras, a celebrated sophist, and Socrates. The discussion takes place at the home of Callias, who is host to Protagoras while he is in town, and concerns a familiar… …

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  • 19 Controversies regarding Jehovah's Witnesses — Jehovah s Witnesses have experienced controversy in their relationships with mainstream Christianity, governments, former members, and the general public.Fact|date=September 2008 They or their representatives have been accused of heresy, racism,… …

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  • 20 Semantic memory — refers to the memory of meanings, understandings, and other concept based knowledge unrelated to specific experiences. The conscious recollection of factual information and general knowledge about the world,cite web… …

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