What does the word taught mean?

Usage examples for taught

  1. " I taught it that," Mrs. Woods used to say. – The Log School-House on the Columbia by Hezekiah Butterworth
  2. She's taught me what it means to really-" " Oh, my land!" – Half Portions by Edna Ferber
  3. It had taught him what many took years to learn, and sometimes never learnt at all. – The Loom of Youth by Alec Waugh