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1. preach

verb. ['ˈpriːtʃ'] deliver a sermon.

Synonyms

  • talk
  • prophesy
  • evangelise
  • evangelize

Antonyms

  • cool
  • praise
  • close up
  • whisper

Etymology

  • prechen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • precchier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Preach

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  • speech
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  • teach
  • reeche
  • pietsch
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  • meech
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Example sentences of the word preach


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
If you want your team to work together successfully, you need to practice what you preach.

2. Verb, base form
The ideas spread by the Reformation allowed for anyone to preach the word of God.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Neither preach to them nor bore them to death with "when I was your age" stories.

Quotes containing the word preach


1. We must restore hope to young people, help the old, be open to the future, spread love. Be poor among the poor. We need to include the excluded and preach peace.
- Pope Francis

2. We must restore hope to young people, help the old, be open to the future, spread love. Be poor among the poor. We need to include the excluded and preach peace.
- Pope Francis

3. 'Life, Love & Hope' is... I'm thinking 'larger picture.' I'm not trying to preach to anyone. We all get lost and caught up in our everyday problems. Your cellphone doesn't work or you got a parking ticket, you had a bad day at work. You can lose sight of the really important things in life; that's what the song is about.
- Tom Scholz

2. preach

verb. ['ˈpriːtʃ'] speak, plead, or argue in favor of.

Synonyms

  • preachify
  • exhort
  • advocate
  • sermonise
  • moralize
  • urge
  • sermonize
  • urge on
  • press

Antonyms

  • discourage
  • nonpartisan
  • adience
  • abience

Etymology

  • prechen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • precchier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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