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Definition of Lecture

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deliver a discourse before an audience (especially one that is instructive); reprimand tediously, reprove formally
discourse given before an audience (especially one that is instructive); tedious reprimand, formal reproof
Lecture Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(v. t.)
To reprove formally and with authority.
  
(v. t.)
To read or deliver a lecture to.
  
(v. i.)
To deliver a lecture or lectures.
  
(n.)
The act of reading; as, the lecture of Holy Scripture.
  
(n.)
A reprimand or formal reproof from one having authority.
  
(n.)
A rehearsal of a lesson.
  
(n.)
A discourse on any subject; especially, a formal or methodical discourse, intended for instruction; sometimes, a familiar discourse, in contrast with a sermon.
  
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lecture
\lec"ture\ (-t&usl;r; 135), n. [f. lecture, ll. lectura, fr. l. legere, lectum, to read. see legend.]
1. the act of reading; as, the lecture of holy scripture. [obs.]
2. a discourse on any subject; especially, a formal or methodical discourse, intended for instruction; sometimes, a familiar discourse, in contrast with a sermon.
3. a reprimand or formal reproof from one having authority.
4. (eng. universities) a rehearsal of a lesson.
lecture
\lec"ture\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. lectured (-t&usl;rd); p. pr. & vb. n. lecturing.] 1. to read or deliver a lecture to.
2. to reprove formally and with authority.
lecture
\lec"ture\, v. i. to deliver a lecture or lectures.
lecture
n
1. a speech that is open to the public; "he attended a lecture on telecommunications" [syn: public lecture, talk]


2. a lengthy rebuke; "a good lecture was my father's idea of discipline"; "the teacher gave him a talking to" [syn: speech, talking to]


3. teaching by giving a discourse on some subject (typically to a class) [syn: lecturing]
v 1: deliver a lecture or talk; "she will talk at rutgers next week"; "did you ever lecture at harvard?" [syn: talk]
2: 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"; "check" is archaic [syn: rebuke, rag, trounce, reproof, reprimand, jaw, dress down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast]






  similar words(5) 



 lecture room 
 clinical lecture 
 public lecture 
 curtain lecture 
 lecture demonstration 
English Phonetics

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JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Darleu = v. to lecture, to read
Darlith = n. a sermon, a lecture
Lleain = v. to read, to lecture
Lleu = v. to explain; to lecture; to place, to lay
Llithio = v. to draw to, to attract, to entice, to lecture, to bait
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. a speech that is open to the public; "he attended a lecture on telecommunications"
(synonym) public lecture, talk
(hypernym) address, speech
(derivation) talk
2. a lengthy rebuke; "a good lecture was my father's idea of discipline"; "the teacher gave him a talking to"
(synonym) speech, talking to
(hypernym) rebuke, reproof, reproval, reprehension, reprimand
(hyponym) sermon, preaching
(derivation) call on the carpet, rebuke, rag, trounce, reproof, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast
3. teaching by giving a discourse on some subject (typically to a class)
(synonym) lecturing
(hypernym) teaching, instruction, pedagogy
(hyponym) talk
(part-holonym) course, course of study, course of instruction, class
(part-meronym) lecture demonstration
(derivation) talk

Verb
1. deliver a lecture or talk; "She will talk at Rutgers next week"; "Did you ever lecture at Harvard?"
(synonym) talk
(hypernym) teach, learn, instruct
(hyponym) preach, prophesy
(derivation) lecturing
2. 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"
(synonym) call on the carpet, rebuke, rag, trounce, reproof, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast
(hypernym) knock, criticize, criticise, pick apart
(hyponym) chastise, castigate, objurgate, chasten, correct
(derivation) speech, talking to
Lecture Definition from Social Science Dictionaries & Glossaries
Phobia
Fear of speaking in public or of trying to speak
Fear of philosophy
Lecture Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
A lecture is an oral presentation intended to present information or teach people about a particular subject, for example by a university or college teacher. Lectures are used to convey critical information, history, background, theories and equations. A politician's speech, a minister's sermon, or even a businessman's sales presentation may be similar in form to a lecture. Usually the lecturer will stand at the front of the room and recite information relevant to the lecture's content.

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Lecture Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Lecture Definition from Medicine Dictionaries & Glossaries
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The right open hand, palm facing left, is held above and to the right of the head. It pivots on the wrist, forward and backward, several times.