Synonyms of lecture


1. lecture, public lecture, talk, address, speech

usage: a speech that is open to the public; "he attended a lecture on telecommunications"

2. lecture, speech, talking to, rebuke, reproof, reproval, reprehension, reprimand

usage: a lengthy rebuke; "a good lecture was my father's idea of discipline"; "the teacher gave him a talking to"

3. lecture, lecturing, teaching, instruction, pedagogy

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


1. lecture, talk, teach, learn, instruct

usage: deliver a lecture or talk; "She will talk at Rutgers next week"; "Did you ever lecture at Harvard?"

2. 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, lambast, knock, criticize, criticise, pick apart

usage: 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"

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