Adjective "Lectured" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Lectured


    Definition:

    1. a speech read or delivered before an audience or class, especially for instruction or to set forth some subject: a lecture on Picasso's paintings.

    2. a speech of warning or reproof as to conduct; a long, tedious reprimand. verb (used without object), lectured, lecturing.

    3. to give a lecture or series of lectures: He spent the year lecturing to various student groups. verb (used with object), lectured, lecturing.

    4. to deliver a lecture to or before; instruct by lectures. 5

    Origin:
    lecture

    Examples:

    "countries can be lectured."

    "practices can be lectured."

    "patriotisms can be lectured."