What is another word for lecture?

Synonyms for lecture
ˈlɛk tʃərlec·ture

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lecture, public lecture, talknoun

    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 tonoun

    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, lecturingverb

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

    talk, speech, talking to, public lecture, lecturing

  4. lecture, talkverb

    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, lambastverb

    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

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Editors Contribution

  1. homework

    "we were given many homework assignments"

    Submitted by rinat on August 20, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. lecturenoun

    discourse, prelection

  2. lecturenoun

    formal censure, lesson

  3. lectureverb

    deliver a lecture to

  4. lectureverb

    reprove formally

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. lecturenoun

    discourse, address, dissertation, prelection, reproof, scolding

  2. lectureverb

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

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

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How to use lecture in a sentence?

  1. Stephen Butler Leacock:

    Most people tire of a lecture in 10 minutes, clever people can do it in 5. Sensible people never go to lectures at all.

  2. 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.

  3. Randi Weingarten:

    Putting politicians in control of classrooms and lecture halls is a slap in the face to all Americans who value freedom and local control, and we will fight this blatant censorship with every fiber of our being.

  4. Gerard Araud:

    It’s going to weaken the American word, every time they will try to lecture the world ... there will be people who are going to try to drag them down to the reality. It will be used by the bad guys.

  5. President Obama:

    The president doesn't have a monopoly on compassion, the president doesn't get to lecture us on loving our kids.

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