- To proclaim or publish tidings; specifically, to
proclaim the gospel; to discourse publicly on a religious subject, or
from a text of Scripture; to deliver a sermon. - To give serious advice on morals or religion; to
discourse in the manner of a preacher.
3 . Preach
[ v. t.]
- To proclaim by public discourse; to utter in a sermon or
a formal religious harangue. - To inculcate in public discourse; to urge with
earnestness by public teaching. - To deliver or pronounce; as, to preach a sermon. - To teach or instruct by preaching; to inform by
preaching. - To advise or recommend earnestly.
Meaning of 'preach' (Princeton's WordNet)
1 . preach
Meaning (1): - speak, plead, or argue in favor of
Example in sentence:
The doctor advocated a smoking ban in the entire house