Preaching

  • 1 Preaching — Preach ing (pr[=e]ch [i^]ng), n. The act of delivering a religious discourse; the art of sermonizing; also, a sermon; a public religious discourse; serious, earnest advice. Milner. [1913 Webster] {Preaching cross}, a cross, sometimes surmounting… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 preaching — preaching; un·preaching; …

    English syllables

  • 3 preaching — index instruction (teaching), propaganda Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 PREACHING — In the Talmudic Period NATURE AND PURPOSE OF THE SERMON The sermon, delivered in the synagogue or in the house of study, mainly on Sabbaths and festivals, is a very ancient institution. Nothing is known of its beginnings. It may have originated… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 5 preaching — preachingly, adv. /pree ching/, n. 1. the act or practice of a person who preaches. 2. the art of delivering sermons. 3. a sermon. 4. a public religious service with a sermon. adj. 5. of, pertaining to, or resembling preaching: a preaching tone… …

    Universalium

  • 6 preaching —    This word (from the Latin predicare, meaning to announce or to proclaim ) refers to a proclamation of, and a commentary on, the Christian message. Preaching, in the form of a sermon or homily, is customary after the reading of theGospel at the …

    Glossary of theological terms

  • 7 Preaching — Preach Preach, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Preached}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Preaching}.] [OE. prechen, OF. preechier, F. pr[^e]cher, fr. L. praedicare to cry in public, to proclaim; prae before + dicare to make known, dicere to say; or perhaps from (assumed) …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 preaching — A fundamental method of communication in the NT (though it continues the ‘announcement of good tidings’ in the later OT prophets, Isa. 40:9). It was said both of John the Baptist (Mark 1:7) and Jesus (Luke 4:18) that they preached their messages …

    Dictionary of the Bible

  • 9 preaching — noun I ain t got no use for your preaching Syn: religious teaching, message, sermons; informal Bible thumping …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 10 preaching — noun 1. an address of a religious nature (usually delivered during a church service) (Freq. 10) • Syn: ↑sermon, ↑discourse • Derivationally related forms: ↑preach, ↑sermonize (for: ↑serm …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 11 preaching — noun The act of delivering a sermon or similar moral instruction …

    Wiktionary

  • 12 preaching — Synonyms and related words: allurement, blandishment, cajolement, cajolery, coaxing, conning, discourse, engagement, enlistment, exhortation, homily, hortation, inducement, jawboning, lecture, lobbying, persuasion, preach, preachification,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 13 preaching — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. moralizing, teaching, exhortation, doctrine, instruction, homily …

    English dictionary for students

  • 14 preaching — sb. RG. 173 …

    Oldest English Words

  • 15 preaching — prɪːtʃ v. moralize, discuss ethical or moral standards; lecture about religion, give a sermon; lecture, deliver a speech …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 16 Preaching —    The deliverance of sermons or religious addresses …

    Who’s Who in Christianity

  • 17 preaching — n 1. sermon, homily, Obs. predication; lesson, explanation, interpretation, exegesis; discourse, disquisition, exhortation, prelection; epistle, treatise, pastoral, encyclical; homilectics. 2. sermonizing, pulpitry, religious harangue, moralizing …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 18 preaching —  Проповедование …

    Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • 19 preaching — /ˈpritʃɪŋ/ (say preeching) noun 1. the act or practice of someone who preaches. 2. the art of delivering sermons. 3. a sermon. 4. a public religious service with a sermon. –preachingly, adverb …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 20 Preaching cross — Preaching Preach ing (pr[=e]ch [i^]ng), n. The act of delivering a religious discourse; the art of sermonizing; also, a sermon; a public religious discourse; serious, earnest advice. Milner. [1913 Webster] {Preaching cross}, a cross, sometimes… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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