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  4  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Lecture  \Lec"ture\  (-t[-u]r;  135),  n.  [F.  lecture,  LL  lectura, 
  fr  L.  legere  lectum,  to  read.  See  {Legend}.] 
  1.  The  act  of  reading;  as  the  lecture  of  Holy  Scripture. 
  2.  A  discourse  on  any  subject;  especially,  a  formal  or 
  methodical  discourse,  intended  for  instruction;  sometimes 
  a  familiar  discourse,  in  contrast  with  a  sermon. 
  3.  A  reprimand  or  formal  reproof  from  one  having  authority. 
  4.  (Eng.  Universities)  A  rehearsal  of  a  lesson. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Lecture  \Lec"ture\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Lectured}  (-t[-u]rd); 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Lecturing}.] 
  1.  To  read  or  deliver  a  lecture  to 
  2.  To  reprove  formally  and  with  authority. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Lecture  \Lec"ture\,  v.  i. 
  To  deliver  a  lecture  or  lectures. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  a  speech  that  is  open  to  the  public;  "he  attended  a  lecture 
  on  telecommunications"  [syn:  {public  lecture},  {talk}] 
  2:  a  lengthy  rebuke;  "a  good  lecture  was  my  father's  idea  of 
  discipline";  "the  teacher  gave  him  a  talking  to"  [syn:  {speech}, 
  {talking  to}] 
  3:  teaching  by  giving  a  discourse  on  some  subject  (typically  to 
  a  class)  [syn:  {lecturing}] 
  v  1:  deliver  a  lecture  or  talk;  "She  will  talk  at  Rutgers  next 
  week";  "Did  you  ever  lecture  at  Harvard?"  [syn:  {talk}] 
  2:  censure  severely  or  angrily;  "The  mother  scolded  the  child 
  for  entering  the  stranger's  car";  "The  deputy  ragged  the 
  Prime  Minister";  "The  customer  dressed  down  the  waiter  for 
  bringing  cold  soup";  check"  is  archaic  [syn:  {rebuke},  {check}, 
  {rag},  {reproof},  {reprimand},  {jaw},  {dress  down},  {scold}, 
  {chide},  {berate},  {bawl  out},  {remonstrate},  {chew  out}, 
  {chew  up},  {have  words},  {lambaste},  {lambast}] 

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