HyperDic: preaching

English > 2 senses of the word preaching:
NOUNcommunicationpreaching, sermon, discoursean address of a religious nature (usually delivered during a church service)
communicationpreaching, sermona moralistic rebuke
preaching > pronunciation
Soundspriy'chihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > preaching: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn address of a religious nature (usually delivered during a church service).
Synonymssermon, discourse
Categorychurch service, churchA service conducted in a house of worship
InstancesSermon on the MountThe first major discourse delivered by Jesus (Matthew 5-7 and Luke 6
NarrowerbaccalaureateA farewell sermon to a graduating class at their commencement ceremonies
evangelismzealous preaching and advocacy of the gospel
homily, preachmentA sermon on a moral or religious topic
kerygma, kerugmapreaching the gospel of Christ in the manner of the early church
Broaderaddress, speechThe act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience
Spanisharenga, discurso, predicación, sermón
Catalanarenga, predicació, predicaciò, sermó
Verbspreachdeliver a sermon
English > preaching: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA moralistic rebuke.
Example"your preaching is wasted on him"
Synonymsermon
Broaderlecture, speech, talking toA lengthy rebuke
Spanishconsejo, predicación, prédica, reprensión, sermón
Verbspreachspeak, plead, or argue in favor of

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