Definition for lesson

noun as in information taught

noun as in helpful example, communication

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Example Sentences

Thirty minutes after my lesson began, I was turned loose with my Pennsylvania map, my van full of supplies, and the traps.

This result would be an extraordinary lesson in how life really can adapt to all available niches within an environment.

The TikTok “sale” is turning out to be an object lesson in what you get when governments broker tech deals.

From Quartz

The lesson of 2020 has been that brands need to tighten up every aspect of their e-commerce operation.

From Digiday

They gave her piano lessons but they couldn’t afford a piano, so Carlos’ father drew piano keys on a piece of paper so she could practice.

He was getting another lesson in what he had seemed not to appreciate fully about cops.

The second lesson is that no one writing before the twentieth century holds a key to our problems.

A senior law enforcement official suggested one early lesson from the tragedy.

The testimony is damning: the world has not learned its lesson.

“Business theory teaches us one important lesson,” says the instructress.

And remember it is by our hypothesis the best possible form and arrangement of that lesson.

“It means, my dear, that the Dragoons and the 60th will have to teach these impudent rebels a much-needed lesson,” said her uncle.

To-day I'm more dead than alive, as we had a lesson from him yesterday that lasted four hours.

Shortly after she came to her lesson limping, and remarked that she felt very uncomfortable.

At the lesson following he accordingly presented himself with his arm in a sling.


On this page you'll find 68 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lesson, such as: class, education, exercise, homework, instruction, and lecture.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.