Synonyms for lecture:
prepare, Forewarn, Prelection, ticking off, whispering campaign, recrimination, warn, brickbat, telling-off, Familiarize, inaugurate, commemorate, portend, criticism, pound into, pass down, slam, Prelect, unveil, review, warn away, awaken to, brainwash, stricture, Homeschool, reeducate, perorate, harangue, allocution, barb, hatchet job, diatribe, Pot shot, putdown, tongue-lashing, admonition, bum rap, tirade, warn off, denunciation, peroration.
hold forth, harangue.
pound into, teach.
Other synonyms and related words:
get to, chastise, torment, discourse, moralize, get at, jaw, manner of speaking, brickbat, talking to, cane, blab, vex, crush, expatiate, baste, razz, recrimination, blab out, flay, tantalise, crucify, punish, upbraid, censure, welt, natter, socialize, tirade, beat out, introduce, trounce, homily, underdress, language, reproach, perorate, stir, lecturing, beat, allocution, masticate, rattle on, COD, criminate, take, harangue, spill, bespeak, berate, spoken language, speech communication, rebuke, tongue-lash, peach, nettle, hold forth, tantalize, chew out, speech, remonstrate, criticism, annoy, hammer, prepare, declaim, tease, admonition, whistle, have words, gravel, grouch, nark, call on the carpet, bother, oration, chew up, reprimand, Prelection, sing, bawl out, call down, warn, flog, oral communication, chew, indictment, unveil, dun, grumble, dress down, blast, spoken communication, attack, voice communication, yack away, vanquish, diatribe, piety, slash, scold, rag, bedevil, telling-off, twit, rile, verbalise, claver, qualify, chide, point out, babble out, Prelect, lambast, portend, lather, barb, lambaste, delivery, give, fit, reproof, taunt, sermon, lash, descant, frustrate, bait, confab, assault, yap away, talking, mouth, confabulate, address, class, arouse, set, castigate, chaffer, chat, conjure, irritate, public lecture, tongue-lashing, reeducate, declamation, peroration, chafe, verbalize, gossip, deliver.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
talk, public lecture.
reprimand, have words, public lecture, lambaste, rag, remonstrate, speech, jaw, talking to, chew out, lambast, dress down, berate, chide, bawl out, scold, rebuke, lecturing, chew up, talk, trounce, reproof.
lesson, speech (noun)
speech of criticism (noun)
criticize lengthily (verb)
give a lesson, speech (verb)
Usage examples for lecture:
- She scarcely looked at that young lady the whole day, and when she was gone, and Jane had retired to her little room, and mother and daughter sat together, Rachel got a lecture. - "Rachel Gray", Julia Kavanagh.
- Well, 'twas a pretty lecture, and I grew warm with it after a while; in short, we came so near an absolute falling out, that 'twas time to give over, and we said so much then that we have hardly spoken a word together since. - "The-Love-Letters-of-Dorothy-Osborne-to-Sir-William-Temple-1652-54", Osborne, Dorothy.
- Well, then send both, Sawbridge, but lecture them well first. - "Mr. Midshipman Easy", Captain Frederick Marryat.