English noun: lecture
|1.||lecture (communication) a speech that is open to the public|
|Samples||He attended a lecture on telecommunications.|
|Synonyms||public lecture, talk|
|Broader (hypernym)||address, speech|
|2.||lecture (communication) a lengthy rebuke|
|Samples||A good lecture was my father's idea of discipline.|
The teacher gave him a talking to.
|Synonyms||speech, talking to|
|Broader (hypernym)||rebuke, reprehension, reprimand, reproof, reproval|
|Narrower (hyponym)||curtain lecture, preaching, sermon|
|3.||lecture (act) teaching by giving a discourse on some subject (typically to a class)|
|Broader (hypernym)||instruction, pedagogy, teaching|
|Part holonym||lecture demonstration|
|Part meronym||class, course, course of instruction, course of study|
English verb: lecture
|1.||lecture (communication) deliver a lecture or talk|
|Samples||She will talk at Rutgers next week.|
Did you ever lecture at Harvard?.
|Examples||Sam and Sue lecture|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s.|
Something ----s to somebody.
Somebody ----s on something
|Broader (hypernym)||instruct, learn, teach|
|Narrower (hyponym)||preach, prophesy|
|2.||lecture (communication) censure severely or angrily|
|Samples||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.
|Synonyms||bawl out, berate, call down, call on the carpet, chew out, chew up, chide, dress down, have words, jaw, lambast, lambaste, rag, rebuke, remonstrate, reprimand, reproof, scold, take to task, trounce|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s somebody|
|Broader (hypernym)||criticise, criticize, knock, pick apart|
|Narrower (hyponym)||brush down, castigate, chasten, chastise, correct, objurgate, tell off|