teacher


teacher
I
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [One who teaches, especially in the primary or secondary grades]
Syn. schoolmaster, schoolmistress, scholar, educator, public school teacher, high school teacher, tutor, mentor, pedagogue, coach, master, guru, swami, mistress, kindergarten teacher, pupil teacher, teacher's aide, teacher-in-training, substitute teacher, supervisor, teach*, schoolmarm*, wet-nurse*.
2. [One who teaches advanced students]
Syn. professor, lecturer, instructor, don, academic, academician, docent, faculty member, graduate assistant, teaching assistant, TA.
II
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
educator, instructor, tutor, professor, mentor, trainer, preceptor, schoolmaster, schoolmarm, pedagogue, coach, guide, counselor, guru, don, faculty member. ''The child's third parent.''—Hyman Berston. ''The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.''— William Arthur Ward.
III
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun One who educates: educator, instructor, pedagogue, trainer, tutor. See TEACH.

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