The act of reading; as, the lecture of Holy Scripture.
- An exposition of a given subject delivered before an audience or a class, as for the purpose of instruction.
- An earnest admonition or reproof; a reprimand.
- To deliver a lecture or series of lectures.
- To deliver a lecture to (a class or an audience).
- To admonish or reprove earnestly, often at length: always lecturing me about my manners.