1. Verb.  (archaic, transitive) To instruct, train (usually in matters of knowledge).
  2. Verb.  (transitive) To communicate knowledge to (an)other(s).
  3. Verb.  (intransitive) To impart information or knowledge.
  4. Verb.  To act as an informer; denounce.
  5. Verb.  (transitive) To give form or character to; to inspire (with a given quality); to affect, influence (with a pervading principle, idea etc.).
  6. Verb.  (obsolete, intransitive) To make known, wisely and/or knowledgeably.
  7. Verb.  (obsolete, transitive) To direct, guide.

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