Les´son   Pronunciation: lĕs´s'n
n.1.Anything read or recited to a teacher by a pupil or learner; something, as a portion of a book, assigned to a pupil to be studied or learned at one time.
2.That which is learned or taught by an express effort; instruction derived from precept, experience, observation, or deduction; a precept; a doctrine; as, to take or give a lesson in drawing.
Emprinteth well this lesson in your mind.
- Chaucer.
3.A portion of Scripture read in divine service for instruction; as, here endeth the first lesson.
4.A severe lecture; reproof; rebuke; warning.
She would give her a lesson for walking so late.
- Sir. P. Sidney.
5.(Mus.) An exercise; a composition serving an educational purpose; a study.
v. t.1.To teach; to instruct.
[imp. & p. p. Lessoned (-s'nd); p. pr. & vb. n. Lessoning.]
Noun1.Lessonlesson - a unit of instruction; "he took driving lessons"
2.lesson - punishment intended as a warning to others; "they decided to make an example of him"
3.lesson - the significance of a story or event; "the moral of the story is to love thy neighbor"
Synonyms: moral
4.lesson - a task assigned for individual study; "he did the lesson for today"
admonish, admonishment, admonition, alarm, call down, castigation, caution, caveat, chalk talk, chastening, chastisement, chide, chiding, correction, deterrent, deterrent example, discouragement, discourse, disquisition, drill, example, exemplar, exposition, final notice, final warning, guide, harangue, hint, homework, homily, instruction, lecture, lecture-demonstration, maxim, message, model, monition, moral, moral lesson, morality, moralization, notice, notification, object lesson, objurgation, paragon, practice, preachment, precept, punishment, rating, reading, rebuke, recital, recitation, reprehension, reprimand, reproach, reprobation, reproof, reproval, schooling, scolding, sermon, set task, skull session, spanking, study, talk, task, teaching, threat, tick off, tip-off, tutoring, ultimatum, upbraiding, verbum sapienti, warning, warning piece
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-- Lesson --
Lester Willis Young
let alone
Let bygones be bygones
let down
let drive
let floating
let fly
let go
let go of
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