Meeting vs Lecture - What's the difference?

meeting | lecture |


As verbs the difference between meeting and lecture

is that meeting is while lecture is (senseid)(ambitransitive) to teach (somebody) by giving a speech on a given topic.

As nouns the difference between meeting and lecture

is that meeting is (uncountable) the action of the verb to meet while lecture is (senseid) a spoken lesson or exposition, usually delivered to a group.

meeting

English

Verb

(head)
  • Noun

  • (uncountable) The action of the verb to meet .
  • A gathering of people/parties for a purpose.
  • We need to have a meeting about that soon.
  • The people at such a gathering, as a collective.
  • What has the meeting decided.
  • An encounter between people, even accidental.
  • They came together in a chance meeting on the way home from work.
  • A place or instance of junction or intersection.
  • Earthquakes occur at the meeting of tectonic plates.
  • A religious service held by a charismatic preacher in small towns in the United States.
  • *1939 , (John Steinbeck), (The Grapes of Wrath) , p. 20:
  • *:You use ta give a good meetin' . I recollect one time you give a whole sermon walkin' around on your hands, yellin' your head off.
  • Derived terms

    * meetinghouse * meeting of the minds * meeting place * meeting room * race meeting * Sunday-go-to-meeting

    Synonyms

    * assembly * convocation * gathering

    Descendants

    * Crimean Tatar: (l) (borrowed) * French: (l) (borrowed) * Russian: (borrowed) * Serbo-Croatian: (l)/ (borrowed) * Tagalog: (l) (borrowed)

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    lecture

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (senseid) A spoken lesson or exposition, usually delivered to a group.
  • *
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=1 , passage=The stories did not seem to me to touch life. […] They left me with the impression of a well-delivered stereopticon lecture , with characters about as life-like as the shadows on the screen, and whisking on and off, at the mercy of the operator.}}
  • A berating or scolding.
  • (obsolete) The act of reading.
  • Verb

    (lectur)
  • (senseid)(ambitransitive) To teach (somebody) by giving a speech on a given topic.
  • To preach, to berate, to scold.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-07, author=(Gary Younge)
  • , volume=188, issue=26, page=18, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Hypocrisy lies at heart of Manning prosecution , passage=The dispatches […] also exposed the blatant discrepancy between the west's professed values and actual foreign policies. Having lectured the Arab world about democracy for years, its collusion in suppressing freedom was undeniable as protesters were met by weaponry and tear gas made in the west, employed by a military trained by westerners.}}

    Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * lecturer