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Teached vs. Taught: What's the Difference?

Edited by Sumera Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Updated on September 20, 2023
"Teached" is an incorrect spelling. The right spelling is "Taught," which is the past tense of "teach," meaning to impart knowledge or skill.

Which is correct: Teached or Taught

How to spell Taught?

Teached is Incorrect

Taught is Correct

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Key Differences

Remember that "teach" becomes "taught" in the past tense, similar to "catch" becoming "caught."
Sawaira Riaz
Sep 20, 2023
Think of the "au" sound in "taught" representing "after" teaching happened.
Sawaira Riaz
Sep 20, 2023
Recall other irregular verbs: "buy" to "bought" to reinforce the "aught" ending.
Sawaira Riaz
Sep 20, 2023
Note that "teach" ends in "ch," so drop the "ch" and add "aught" to form the past tense.
Harlon Moss
Sep 20, 2023
Keep in mind, you "teach" now, but you "taught" in the past.
Harlon Moss
Sep 20, 2023
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Teached and Taught Definitions

Teached

Teached is an incorrect spelling of Taught.
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Sep 20, 2023

Taught

Past tense of "teach," meaning to have imparted knowledge or skill.
She taught math for many years.
Janet White
Sep 20, 2023

Taught

Having trained or coached someone in a particular activity.
The coach taught the players new strategies.
Aimie Carlson
Sep 20, 2023

Taught

To have explained or demonstrated something.
The course taught techniques for effective communication.
Aimie Carlson
Sep 20, 2023

Taught

Having given instruction or lessons in a subject.
He taught Spanish at the local high school.
Janet White
Sep 20, 2023

Taught

Introduced someone to a skill, concept, or principle.
My grandfather taught me how to fish.
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Sep 20, 2023

Taught

Past tense and past participle of teach.
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Sep 03, 2022

Taught

Simple past tense and past participle of teach
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Sep 03, 2022

Taught

(all used chiefly with qualifiers `well' or `poorly' or `un-') having received specific instruction;
Unschooled ruffians
Well tutored applicants
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Sep 03, 2022

FAQs

What is the verb form of Taught?

"Taught" is the past tense and past participle form of the verb "teach."
Sawaira Riaz
Sep 20, 2023

Which vowel is used before Taught?

Typically, the article "a" can be used before "taught."
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Sep 20, 2023

What is the pronunciation of Taught?

It is pronounced as /tɔːt/.
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Sep 20, 2023

What is the root word of Taught?

The root word is "teach."
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Sep 20, 2023

What is the singular form of Taught?

"Taught" is already in its singular form.
Janet White
Sep 20, 2023

Which preposition is used with Taught?

"By" as in "taught by."
Janet White
Sep 20, 2023

Why is it called Taught?

It's called "taught" because it's the irregular past tense form of the verb "teach."
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Sep 20, 2023

Is Taught a noun or adjective?

"Taught" is primarily a verb, but it can function as an adjective in certain contexts.
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Sep 20, 2023

Is Taught an adverb?

No, "taught" is not an adverb.
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Sep 20, 2023

Is Taught a countable noun?

"Taught" is not a noun; it's a verb.
Sara Rehman
Sep 20, 2023

Is the word Taught imperative?

No, "taught" is not an imperative form.
Janet White
Sep 20, 2023

Is Taught a negative or positive word?

Neutral. Its connotation depends on context.
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Sep 20, 2023

How many syllables are in Taught?

There is one syllable.
Janet White
Sep 20, 2023

What part of speech is Taught?

It is primarily a verb but can also be used as an adjective.
Janet White
Sep 20, 2023

What is the plural form of Taught?

"Taught" does not have a plural form as it's a verb in its past tense.
Sara Rehman
Sep 20, 2023

Which conjunction is used with Taught?

Any conjunction can be used, e.g., "and."
Sawaira Riaz
Sep 20, 2023

How do we divide Taught into syllables?

Taught is a one-syllable word.
Aimie Carlson
Sep 20, 2023

What is another term for Taught?

"Instructed."
Aimie Carlson
Sep 20, 2023

What is the second form of Taught?

The past form is "taught."
Sara Rehman
Sep 20, 2023

What is the third form of Taught?

The past participle form is "taught."
Harlon Moss
Sep 20, 2023

Which article is used with Taught?

The article "a" can be used, depending on the context.
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Sep 20, 2023

What is a stressed syllable in Taught?

The entire word "taught" is stressed.
Sara Rehman
Sep 20, 2023

What is the opposite of Taught?

"Uninstructed" or "untaught."
Sara Rehman
Sep 20, 2023

Which determiner is used with Taught?

Determiners like "this," "that," "my," etc. can be used.
Harlon Moss
Sep 20, 2023

What is the first form of Taught?

The base form is "teach."
Janet White
Sep 20, 2023

How is Taught used in a sentence?

"She taught me the importance of hard work."
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Sep 20, 2023

Is Taught an abstract noun?

No, it's not an abstract noun.
Aimie Carlson
Sep 20, 2023

Is Taught a vowel or consonant?

"Taught" starts with a consonant sound.
Janet White
Sep 20, 2023

Is Taught a collective noun?

No, it's not a collective noun.
Sawaira Riaz
Sep 20, 2023

Is the Taught term a metaphor?

No, but it can be used metaphorically in some contexts.
Sara Rehman
Sep 20, 2023
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