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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SER'MONIZE, v. i.
1. To preach.
2. To inculate rigid rules.
3. To make sermons; to compose or write a sermons or sermons. [This is the sense in which the verb is generally used in the U. States.]

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: speak as if delivering a sermon; express moral judgements; "This man always sermonizes" [syn: sermonize, sermonise, preachify, moralize, moralise]

Merriam Webster's

verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1635 intransitive verb 1. to compose or deliver a sermon 2. to speak didactically or dogmatically transitive verb to preach to or on at length sermonizer noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v. (also -ise) 1 tr. deliver a moral lecture to. 2 intr. deliver a moral lecture. Derivatives: sermonizer n.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Sermonize Ser"mon*ize, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sermonized; p. pr. & vb. n. Sermonizing.] 1. To compose or write a sermon or sermons; to preach. 2. To inculcate rigid rules. [R.] --Chesterfield.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Sermonize Ser"mon*ize, v. t. To preach or discourse to; to affect or influence by means of a sermon or of sermons. [R.] Which of us shall sing or sermonize the other fast asleep? --Landor.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

v. n. Preach, discourse.

Moby Thesaurus

deliver a lecture, descant, dilate, discourse, discuss, dissert, dissertate, evangelize, expatiate, explain, exposit, expound, harangue, hold forth, homilize, lecture, moralize, point a moral, preach, preachify, prelect, read a lesson, read a sermon



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