Associations to the word «Lecture»


LECTURE, noun. ​ A spoken lesson or exposition, usually delivered to a group.
LECTURE, noun. A berating or scolding.
LECTURE, noun. (obsolete) The act of reading.
LECTURE, verb. ​(ambitransitive) To teach (somebody) by giving a speech on a given topic.
LECTURE, verb. (transitive) To preach, to berate, to scold.
LECTURE HALL, noun. A lecture theatre
LECTURE THEATRE, noun. A room in a university with many seats and a pitched floor, used to hold lectures.

Dictionary definition

LECTURE, noun. A speech that is open to the public; "he attended a lecture on telecommunications".
LECTURE, noun. A lengthy rebuke; "a good lecture was my father's idea of discipline"; "the teacher gave him a talking to".
LECTURE, noun. Teaching by giving a discourse on some subject (typically to a class).
LECTURE, verb. Deliver a lecture or talk; "She will talk at Rutgers next week"; "Did you ever lecture at Harvard?".
LECTURE, 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".

Wise words

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