In*struc"tion (?), n. [L. instructio: cf. F. instruction.]
The act of instructing, teaching, or furnishing with knowledge; information.
That which instructs, or with which one is instructed; the intelligence or information imparted; as: (a) Precept; information; teachings. (b) Direction; order; command.
"If my instructions
may be your guide."
Syn. -- Education; teaching; indoctrination; information; advice; counsel. See Education.
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