Definitions of lesson

  1. punishment intended as a warning to others; "they decided to make an example of him" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a task assigned for individual study; "he did the lesson for today" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a unit of instruction; "he took driving lessons" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. the significance of a story or event; "the moral of the story is to love thy neighbor" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. A portion of Scripture read in divine service for instruction; as, here endeth the first lesson. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. A severe lecture; reproof; rebuke; warning. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. An exercise; a composition serving an educational purpose; a study. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To teach; to instruct. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. That which a pupil learns, or repeats, or does for a teacher; instruction given at one time; that which is learned or taught; a portion of scripture read at a church service. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. A portion of Scripture read in divine service: that which a pupil learns at a time: a precept or doctrine inculcated: instruction derived from experience: severe lecture. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. Portion of a book to be read or learned; instruction; reproof. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  14. An exercise to be learned by a pupil; instruction; reproof; portion of Scripture. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. As much as a pupil learns or is taught at one time; anything learned or that may be learned; a portion of Scripture read in divine service; precept; reproof. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  16. That which a pupil learns, repeats, or does at one time; a portion of Scripture read at divine service; reproof; instruction derived from experience. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  17. les'n, n. a portion of Scripture appointed to be read in divine service: that which a pupil learns at a time: a precept or doctrine inculcated: instruction derived from experience: severe lecture.--v.t. to give a lesson to. [Fr. leçon--L. lection-em--leg[)e]re, to read.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  18. One of two readings from O.T. (first l.) & N.T. (second l.) at morning& evening prayer (proper l.); thing to be learnt by pupil; amount of teaching given at one time, time assigned to it, (pl.) systematic instruction in subject (give, take, ll. in); occurrence, example, rebuke, or punishment, that serves as encouragement or warning; (vb) admonish, rebuke, discipline. [old French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  19. n. [French] A reading or recitation;— a piece of instruction; that which has to be learned and repeated by scholars; that which is explained and enforced by teachers;— the particular portion, as of a text-book, prescribed or gone over at one time;— the portion of Scripture prescribed for the day;— instruction or truth gained by experience;— reproof; rebuke. Cabinet Dictionary

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