amenable, agreeable, disposed, ready; submissive, acquiescent, meek, gentle, timid.
2. understandable, apprehensible, comprehensible, intelligible; learnable, graspable, knowable, cognoscible; evident, obvious, clear, lucid, simple, easy.
3. bright, smart, able, clever; quick, keen, sharp, alert; astute, perceptive, discerning; curious, inquisitive, questioning; scholarly, studious, diligent, conscientious, industrious, assiduous; zealous, intent, eager, enthusiastic.
teacher, n. 1. instructor, trainer, coach; educator, pedagogue, educationist, Educ. methodologist; schoolteacher, schoolmaster, Chiefly Scot. dominie, schoolmistress, schoolmarm; professor, doctor, master, tutor, fellow, Brit, don, preceptor, lector, lecturer, Brit, reader; schoolman, scholastic, academician, academe, gownsman.
2. mentor, counselor, advisor; guide, cicerone, docent; explainer, explicator, expositor, expounder; interpreter, (in the Orient) dragoman; annotator, glosser.
3. indoctrinator, inculcator, informer, informant, demonstrator; exponent, propagator, propagandist, missionary, apostle; preacher, moralizer, sermonizer; parson, minister, rabbi, priest; mystagogue, catechist, catechizer, Hinduism, guru.
4. exemplar, example, pattern, model; ideal, idol, paragon.
teaching, n. 1. instruction, education, tuition, tutelage; grounding, initiation, preparation, schooling, training; inculcation, indoctrination, discipline.
2. explanation, illustration, explication, example; interpretation, elucidation, annotation; exposition, demonstration, communication.
3. disquisition, discourse, prelection, recitation; homily, sermon, preaching, sermonizing; lecture, reading, lesson.
5. Usu. teachings doctrine, dogma, precept, principle, tenet; belief, creed, credo, opinion, persuasion; rule, rubric, canon, law; rudiment, element.
4. pedagogics, pedagogy, didactics. See pedagogy (def. 2).
team, n. 1. crew, company, squad, gang, shift,
Fr. tquipe; corps, group, band, troupe, party; set, matched pair, duo.
2. (all of draft animals) pair, span, yoke, tandem, four-in-hand; rig, equipage, carriage and horses, teamwork, n. cooperation, collaboration, combined or joint action or effort coaction, interaction, pulling together, pooling or resources; mutual cooperation, reciprocity, reciprocation, Chiefly U.S. logrolling; complicity, collusion, conspiracy; coordination, synergy, unison, harmony, concert, concord, concerted or concurrent action or effort. tear1, n. 1. teardrop, drop, droplet, bead, globule.
-v. 2. (all of the eyes) water, well or fill up with
tears, get moist or dewy or teary; secrete tears, shed tears, weep, gush, overflow.
tear1, v. 1. rip, rend, reave, rive, pull apart; shred,
rip or pull to shreds or pieces, tear up, put asunder,
2. wrench, wrest, extract, yank off, pull off, detach, tear off; peel, strip, bark, husk, skin, unwrap, undo; snatch, grab, grasp, pull at, pick at.
3. divide, split, disrupt, rupture, turn upside down or topsy-turvy, cause an upheaval; (of oneself) separate, remove, absent, take one's leave, depart, leave, get away from; upset, distress, harrow, worry, torture, torment, tear [s.o.] up, pull at [s.o.'s] heartstrings.
4. wound, injure, hurt, pain; stab, pierce, lancinate, knife, cut, gash, slash, slit, gore, score; lacerate, mangle, hack up, cut to pieces, tear limb from limb, disjoint, dismember, dissect, anatomize, vivisect.