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lecture

 
Noun lecture has 3 senses
  1. lecture, public lecture, talk - a speech that is open to the public; "he attended a lecture on telecommunications"
    --1 is a kind of address, speech
    Derived form: verb lecture1
  2. lecture, speech, talking to - a lengthy rebuke; "a good lecture was my father's idea of discipline"; "the teacher gave him a talking to"
    --2 is a kind of rebuke, reproof, reproval, reprehension, reprimand
    --2 has particulars: sermon, preaching; curtain lecture
    Derived form: verb lecture2
  3. lecture, lecturing - teaching by giving a discourse on some subject (typically to a class)
    --3 is a kind of teaching, instruction, pedagogy
    --3 is a part of course, course of study, course of instruction, class
    --3 has parts: lecture demonstration
    --3 has particulars: talk
    Derived form: verb lecture1
Verb lecture has 2 senses
  1. lecture, talk - deliver a lecture or talk; "She will talk at Rutgers next week"; "Did you ever lecture at Harvard?"
    --1 is one way to teach, learn, instruct
    Derived forms: noun lecture3, noun lecture1, noun lecturer1, noun lecturer2
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue lecture
  2. call on the carpet, 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 - 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"
    --2 is one way to knock, criticize, criticise, pick apart
    Derived form: noun lecture2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
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