lecture


lecture

verb

Definition of LECTURE

1
to criticize (someone) severely or angrily especially for personal failings <the frustrated manager lectured the waitstaff about its poor level of service>
Near Antonyms approve, endorse (also indorse), sanction; extol (also extoll), laud, praise
2
to give a formal often extended talk on a subject <a physician who has lectured before countless women's groups on the importance of self-examination in the early detection of breast cancer>

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