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. 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
  4. A portion of Scripture read in divine service for instruction; as, here endeth the first lesson. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. A severe lecture; reproof; rebuke; warning. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. An exercise; a composition serving an educational purpose; a study. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. Portion of a book to be read or learned; instruction; reproof. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.

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Usage examples for lesson

  1. Where did you learn this lesson – Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897 by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  2. One day is lesson day; the next is play day. – Grand-Daddy Whiskers, M.D. by Nellie M. Leonard