from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To deliver a sermon to (someone).
- intransitive v. To deliver or speak as though delivering a sermon.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To speak in the manner of a sermon.
- v. To propagate one's morality with speech.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To compose or write a sermon or sermons; to preach.
- intransitive v. To inculcate rigid rules.
- transitive v. To preach or discourse to; to affect or influence by means of a sermon or of sermons.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To preach; discourse; harangue; use a dogmatic or didactic style in speaking or writing.
- To lecture; lay down the law.
- To make sermons; compose or write a sermon.
- To preach a sermon to; discourse to in a formal way; persuade, affect, or influence by or as by a sermon.
- Also spelled sermonise.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. speak as if delivering a sermon; express moral judgements
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