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Synonyms for lesson
ˈlɛs ənles·son

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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. Gene Oliver:

    When the student is ready. . . the lesson appears.

  2. Franciene Sabens:

    You don't know when you wake up today what else will be taken away, i feel like, missing this last quarter of school, our teachers had a lot planned for us ; I could be missing something as a life lesson.

  3. Ben Montgomery:

    He told us that he felt like his son did something stupid, but he had made a point, he learned a lesson out of that. And it was: If you want to make a point, you've got to do something big, as sad as that seems.

  4. Justo Hernandez:

    We are investigating how we got to this stage, because that's a big lesson learned for us.

  5. Courtesy Leslie Wagner-Wilson -RRB- Wilson:

    I think Peoples Temple rose from a social/political environment that’s similar to what we’re facing now, there’s a need. People want to be a part of something. They want to feel safe, they want to feel a sense of community… I want Jonestown to be a lesson… There are still folks out there and they are running under the guise of religious organizations. I just want people to be careful.

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