What does preaching mean?

Definitions for preaching

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word preaching.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sermon, discourse, preaching(noun)

    an address of a religious nature (usually delivered during a church service)

  2. sermon, preaching(noun)

    a moralistic rebuke

    "your preaching is wasted on him"


  1. preaching(Noun)

    The act of delivering a sermon or similar moral instruction

Webster Dictionary

  1. Preaching

    of Preach

  2. Preaching(noun)

    the act of delivering a religious discourse; the art of sermonizing; also, a sermon; a public religious discourse; serious, earnest advice


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of preaching in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of preaching in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mother Teresa:

    One filled with joy preaches without preaching.

  2. George Dana Boardman:

    The world is dying for want, not of good preaching, but of good hearing.

  3. Knute Kenneth Rockne:

    One player practicing sportsmanship is far better than fifty preaching it.

  4. Saint Francis of Assisi:

    It is no use walking anywhere to preach unless our walking is our preaching.

  5. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    I like the silent church before the service begins, better than any preaching.

Images & Illustrations of preaching

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