Synonyms of lecture in English:

lecture


See definition of lecture

noun

1‘a lecture on children's literature’

SYNONYMS
speech, talk, address, discourse, disquisition, presentation, oration, lesson, recitation, monologue, sermon, homily

2‘Dad got a severe lecture for wasting his money’

SYNONYMS
scolding, chiding, reprimand, rebuke, reproof, reproach, remonstration, upbraiding, berating, castigation, tirade, diatribe, harangue, admonition, admonishment, lambasting, obloquy
informal dressing-down, telling-off, talking-to, tongue-lashing
British informal rocket, wigging
ANTONYMS

commendation, pat on the back


verb

1‘he visited schools to lecture on the dangers of drugs’

SYNONYMS
give a lecture, give a talk, talk, give a speech, make a speech, speak, give an address, discourse, expound, hold forth, declaim, expatiate, give a sermon, sermonize, pontificate
informal speechify, preachify, spout, jaw, sound off, spiel, drone on

2‘she lectures in Communications at Dublin University’

SYNONYMS
teach, tutor in, instruct in, give instruction in, give lessons in

3‘he was lectured by the headmaster in front of the whole school’

SYNONYMS
scold, chide, reprimand, rebuke, reprove, reproach, remonstrate with, upbraid, berate, castigate, chastise, admonish, lambaste, nag, haul over the coals, take to task, read someone the Riot Act
informal give someone a dressing-down, give someone a talking-to, tell off
British informal tick off, carpet
North American informal bawl out