An exposition of a given topic delivered before an audience or a course, as for the reason for training.
An earnest admonition or reproof; a reprimand.
A spoken tutorial or exposition, typically sent to group.
A berating or scolding.
The work of reading.
A discourse on any subject; particularly, a formal or methodical discourse, intended for instruction; occasionally, a familiar discourse, in contrast with a sermon.
A reprimand or formal reproof in one having authority.
A rehearsal of a lesson.
The act of reading; reading.
A discourse, particularly a written discourse, of ideal size for one reading; a disquisition pronounced or read, or written as though to-be read, before an audience; especially, an official or methodical discourse meant for instruction: because, a lecture on morals; the Bampton lectures.
A religious discourse of an expository nature, typically centered on a prolonged passage of Scripture; a discourse less methodical and much more discursive than a sermon.
A reprimand, as from an excellent; a formal reproof.
A professorial or tutorial disquisition.
teaching by providing a discourse on some subject (typically to a class)