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instruct

1. verb order (sb to do sth)2. verb ED teach3. verb inform 4. verb LAW advise (jury)5. verb LAW barrister etc 1 verb order (sb to do sth) TRANSITIVEordaigh verb  c m utreoraigh verb  c m utreoir a thabhairtI instructed that it be cancelled d'ordaigh mé é a chur ar ceal, thug mé treoir go gcuirfí ar ceal éI've been instructed not to answer the phone dúradh liom gan an fón a fhreagairtdid you instruct the bank to close your account? ar thug tú treoir don bhanc do chuntas a dhruidim?I packed it as you instructed phacáil mé é mar a dúirt tú liom, phacáil mé é de réir na dtreoracha a thug tú dom 2 verb ED teach TRANSITIVEteagasc verb  c m umúin verb  c m uto instruct children in road safety sábháilteacht bhóthair a theagasc do pháistípeople should be instructed how to look after their health ba chóir a mhúineadh do dhaoine conas aire a thabhairt dá sláinte
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3 verb inform TRANSITIVEtreoir a thabhairt doabair le PhrVyou should instruct your bank accordingly ba chóir duit treoir dá réir a thabhairt do do bhanc 4 verb LAW advise (jury) TRANSITIVEtreoraigh do PhrVtreoir a thabhairtteagasc technical term verb  c m uthe judge instructed the jury not to read the newspapers thug an breitheamh treoir don ghiúiré gan na nuachtáin a léamh 5 verb LAW barrister etc TRANSITIVEteagasc verb  c m uhe instructed a barrister theagasc sé abhcóide

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