HyperDic: lesson

English > 4 senses of the word lesson:
NOUNactlessona unit of instruction
communicationlesson, example, deterrent example, object lessonpunishment intended as a warning to others
communicationlesson, moralthe significance of a story or event
actlessona task assigned for individual study
lesson > pronunciation
Soundsleh'sahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > lesson: 4 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA unit of instruction.
Example"he took driving lessons"
Part ofcourse, course of study, course of instruction, classeducation imparted in a series of lessons or meetings
Narrowerdance lessonA lesson in dancing
golf lessonA lesson in playing golf
language lessonA period of instruction learning a language
music lessonA lesson in performing music
tennis lessonA lesson in playing tennis
Broaderteaching, instruction, pedagogyThe profession of a teacher
Spanishclase, lección
Catalanclasse, lliçó
English > lesson: 4 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaningpunishment intended as a warning to others.
Synonymsexample, deterrent example, object lesson
Broaderadmonition, monition, warning, word of advicecautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness)
Spanishejemplo, escarmiento, lección
Catalanescarment, exemple, lliçó
English > lesson: 4 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningThe significance of a story or event.
Synonymmoral
Broadermeaning, significance, signification, importThe message that is intended or expressed or signified
Spanishlección, moraleja, moralidad, moralina, moral
Catalanlliçó, moralitat, moral
English > lesson: 4 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningA task assigned for individual study.
Example"he did the lesson for today"
Part ofeducation, instruction, teaching, pedagogy, didactics, educational activityThe activities of educating / educating or instructing
Narrowerexercise, exampleA task performed or problem solved in order to develop skill or understanding
history lessonA lesson in the facts of history
reading assignmentThe reading of a passage assigned by the teacher
Broaderschool assignment, schoolworkA school task performed by a student to satisfy the teacher
Spanishlección
Catalanlliçó

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