HyperDic: preach

English > 2 senses of the word preach:
VERBcommunicationpreach, prophesydeliver a sermon
communicationpreach, advocatespeak, plead, or argue in favor of
preach > pronunciation
Soundspriy'ch
Rhymesbeach ... teach / Teach: 19 rhymes with iych...
English > preach: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningdeliver a sermon.
PatternSomebody ----s; Something ----s to somebody; Somebody ----s on something
ModelSam and Sue preach
Example"The minister is not preaching this Sunday"
Synonymprophesy
Narrowerevangelize, evangelisepreach the gospel (to)
Broaderlecture, talkdeliver a lecture / lecture or talk
Spanishpredicar, profetizar, sermonear
Catalanpredicar, semonejar
Nounspreachersomeone whose occupation is preaching the gospel
preachingan address of a religious nature (usually delivered during a church service)
preachmenta sermon on a moral or religious topic
English > preach: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningspeak, plead, or argue in favor of.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE; Somebody ----s to somebody
Synonymadvocate
Entailed byproselytize, proselytiseconvert to another faith or religion
Narrowersermonize, sermonise, preachify, moralize, moralisespeak as if delivering a sermon
Broaderurge, urge on, press, exhortForce or impel in an indicated direction
Spanishabogar, apoyar, predicar, propugnar, sermonear
Catalanpredicar, propugnar, semonejar
Nounspreachinga moralistic rebuke

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