Bedeutung von “lecture” — Learner’s Dictionary

lecture

verb us uk /ˈlektʃər/
TEACH [ I ]

to give a formal talk to a group of people, often at a university:

She travelled widely throughout North America lecturing on women's rights.
For ten years she lectured in law.
CRITICIZE [ T ]

to talk angrily to someone in order to criticize their behaviour:

Stop lecturing me!
His parents used to lecture him on his table manners.

(Definition von “lecture verb” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)