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Synonyms for lesson
ˈlɛs ən

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  1. lessonnoun


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. lesson

    precept, warning, instruction, lecture, homily, information

    misinstruction, misguidance, misinformation

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lessonnoun

    a unit of instruction

    "he took driving lessons"

    moral, object lesson, deterrent example, example

  2. example, deterrent example, lesson, object lessonnoun

    punishment intended as a warning to others

    "they decided to make an example of him"

    good example, object lesson, deterrent example, case, illustration, exemplar, representative, model, example, exercise, instance, moral

  3. moral, lessonnoun

    the significance of a story or event

    "the moral of the story is to love thy neighbor"

    moral, object lesson, deterrent example, example

  4. lessonnoun

    a task assigned for individual study

    "he did the lesson for today"

    moral, object lesson, deterrent example, example

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. lessonnoun

    exercise (of a learner), task

  2. lessonnoun

    instruction, precept

  3. lessonnoun

    reproof, rebuke, lecture, formal censure

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. lessonnoun

    task, exercise

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "lesson":

    lessons, teaching, lecture, homework

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How to use lesson in a sentence?

  1. Sun Yang:

    I have taken many doping tests during years of training and competition and I had never failed one before, i was shocked and depressed at that time, but at the same time it made me cherish my sporting life even more. I will take it as a lesson and be more careful in the future.

  2. The Chinese embassy in Quito:

    We ask Chinese companies to reflect on this event, learn from this painful lesson, take appropriate measures, and increase safety to better protect Chinese and Ecuadorian workers.

  3. Robert Dowlut:

    History teaches us the unfortunate lesson that cultural values supplant constitutional rights whenever the cultural elite consider a right too burdensome to suit the needs of the moment. The outlandish pronouncement in Dred Scott 'that the Negro might justly and lawfully be reduced to slavery for his benefit,' the shameful court-approved internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II, and the separate but equal doctrine that officially existed until 1954 are all examples of the evils that result when cultural values are given more weight than constitutional rights.

  4. Ady Barkan:

    It's exhausting and overwhelming, for me, ALS has been a lesson in exactly how broken our health care system is and why it's so important to fix it.

  5. Briton Froome:

    I should have been more proactive in letting the hotel know this was a possibility that I could be tested. I've certainly learned my lesson there.

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