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Meaning & Definition of Lecture in English

English

Lecture

/lɛkʧər/

noun

1. A speech that is open to the public

  • "He attended a lecture on telecommunications"
    synonym:
  • lecture
  • ,
  • public lecture
  • ,
  • talk

2. A lengthy rebuke

  • "A good lecture was my father's idea of discipline"
  • "The teacher gave him a talking to"
    synonym:
  • lecture
  • ,
  • speech
  • ,
  • talking to

3. Teaching by giving a discourse on some subject (typically to a class)

    synonym:
  • lecture
  • ,
  • lecturing

verb

1. Deliver a lecture or talk

  • "She will talk at rutgers next week"
  • "Did you ever lecture at harvard?"
    synonym:
  • lecture
  • ,
  • 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"
    synonym:
  • 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

Examples of using

That lecture was a waste of time.
I don't need a lecture.
What is the subject of your lecture?