Textual thesaurus for "lecture"

(noun) lecturing

teaching by giving a discourse on some subject (typically to a class)

(noun) speech, talking to

a lengthy rebuke

a good lecture was my father's idea of discipline; the teacher gave him a talking to

(noun) talk, public lecture

a speech that is open to the public

he attended a lecture on telecommunications

(verb) call down, call on the carpet, chew out, chew up, chide, remonstrate, reprimand, reproof, rag, rebuke, scold, dress down, take to task, trounce, have words, lambast, lambaste, jaw, berate, bawl out

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

(verb) talk

deliver a lecture or talk

She will talk at Rutgers next week; Did you ever lecture at Harvard?