What are some alternative words for lecture?

Synonyms for lecture
ˈlɛk tʃər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lecture, public lecture, talk(noun)

    a speech that is open to the public

    "he attended a lecture on telecommunications"

    talking to, lecturing, talk of the town, public lecture, talking, talk, speech

  2. lecture, speech, talking to(noun)

    a lengthy rebuke

    "a good lecture was my father's idea of discipline"; "the teacher gave him a talking to"

    manner of speaking, spoken communication, talk, delivery, lecturing, actor's line, talking to, speech communication, words, voice communication, oral communication, public lecture, address, language, spoken language, speech

  3. lecture, lecturing(verb)

    teaching by giving a discourse on some subject (typically to a class)

    talk, speech, talking to, public lecture, lecturing

  4. lecture, talk(verb)

    deliver a lecture or talk

    "She will talk at Rutgers next week"; "Did you ever lecture at Harvard?"

    bawl out, verbalize, lambast, babble, verbalise, take to task, spill, reproof, jaw, reprimand, rebuke, utter, chew out, chide, peach, tattle, lambaste, mouth, trounce, blab out, berate, have words, chew up, call down, blab, talk, let the cat out of the bag, dress down, speak, scold, remonstrate, rag, babble out, sing, spill the beans, call on the carpet

  5. call on the carpet, take to task, rebuke, rag, trounce, reproof, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast(verb)

    censure severely or angrily

    "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"

    manducate, get at, reproof, censure, chide, bait, rile, lash, dun, cod, razz, chit-chat, crucify, grouch, bedevil, reprimand, lambaste, devil, gossip, get to, tantalise, frustrate, annoy, criminate, chew out, yap away, beat, arouse, cane, trounce, tease, taunt, bring up, slash, berate, raise, conjure, nark, natter, grumble, rag, crush, confab, rattle on, torment, ride, chew up, irritate, tantalize, underdress, strap, chew, rally, claver, flog, remonstrate, chat, vanquish, yack, chitchat, whip, confabulate, call forth, jaw, talk, rebuke, invoke, nettle, vex, call down, evoke, lambast, yack away, bother, gravel, shoot the breeze, stir, take to task, chaffer, welt, lather, bawl out, point out, dress down, visit, call on the carpet, twit, masticate, chatter, beat out, have words, chew the fat, chafe, scold, shell, conjure up, put forward

Editors Contribution

  1. homework

    "we were given many homework assignments"

    Submitted by rinat on August 20, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. lecture(n.)

    discourse, prelection

  2. lecture(n.)

    formal censure, lesson

  3. lecture(v. a.)

    deliver a lecture to

  4. lecture(v. a.)

    reprove formally

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. lecture(n)

    discourse, address, dissertation, prelection, reproof, scolding

  2. lecture(v)

    discourse, address, reprove, censure, rate, upbraid, scold

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "lecture":

    conference, lectures, conferences, sermon, reading, lesson, chat, presentation, lecturer, speech

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

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How to use lecture in a sentence?

  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Nous nous trouvons parfois debout soit dans le milieu de malentendu malheureux, ou entrer dans totalement involontairement. Maletendus peuvent souvent survenir en raison de notre lecture indue entre les lignes, ou d'entendre les non-dits. parfois, il est prudent d'accepter et de confiance, et de prendre tout à sa valeur nominale; malgré tant de mensonges et de tromperies flagrantes tout autour.

  2. Senator Paul:

    Yesterday the Saudi foreign minister chose to lecture me on television about the Jamal Khashoggi murder, he said my opinion was based on emotion and speculation and that we should presume innocence for the crown prince. My response to him is that it takes a lot of damn gall for Saudi Arabia, with a dictatorship with 3,000 political prisoners held without trial, to lecture the US on the presumption of innocence.

  3. Cary Goldstein:

    Tickets typically include a book, such was the case with tours for recent books by Megyn Kelly, Bob Gates, and any number of public personalities. Lecture venues have become a central component of book tours for public figures.

  4. Cecily Kellogg:

    Just like I don't want Bernie supporters lecturing me about choosing Hillary, I don't want to lecture Bernie supporters for choosing him, both are pretty good, choices, frankly. Whoever gets the nomination will get my support.

  5. H.L. Mencken:

    I never lecture, not because I am shy or a bad speaker, but simply because I detest the sort of people who go to lectures and don't want to meet them.

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