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 for Instructing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Instruct \In*struct"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Instructed; p. pr.
     & vb. n. Instructing.]
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     1. To put in order; to form; to prepare. [Obs.]
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              They speak to the merits of a cause, after the
              proctor has prepared and instructed the same for a
              hearing.                              --Ayliffe.
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     2. To form by communication of knowledge; to inform the mind
        of; to impart knowledge or information to; to enlighten;
        to teach; to discipline.
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              Schoolmasters will I keep within my house,
              Fit to instruct her youth.            --Shak.
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     3. To furnish with directions; to advise; to direct; to
        command; as, the judge instructs the jury.
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              She, being before instructed of her mother, said,
              Give me here John Baptist's head in a charger.
                                                    --Matt. xiv.
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              Take her in; instruct her what she has to do.
     Syn: To teach; educate; inform; train; discipline;
          indoctrinate; direct; enjoin.
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