Keynote vs. Lecture

Keynote vs. Lecture — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Keynote and Lecture

Keynotenoun

The tonic of a musical key.

Lecturenoun

An exposition of a given subject delivered before an audience or class, as for the purpose of instruction.

Keynotenoun

A prime underlying element or theme

"The keynote of the revolution settlement was personal freedom under the law" (G.M. Trevelyan).

Lecturenoun

An earnest admonition or reproof; a reprimand.

Keynoteverb

To give or set the keynote of.

Lectureverb

To deliver a lecture or series of lectures.

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Keynoteverb

(Informal) To give a keynote address at

keynoted the press luncheon.

Lectureverb

To deliver a lecture to (a class or audience).

Keynotenoun

(music) The note on which a musical key is based; the tonic.

Lectureverb

To admonish or reprove earnestly, often at length

always lecturing me about my manners.

Keynotenoun

The main theme of a speech, a written work, or a conference.

Lecturenoun

A spoken lesson or exposition, usually delivered to a group.

During class today the professor delivered an interesting lecture.
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Keynotenoun

A speech that sets the main theme of a conference or other gathering; a keynote speech or keynote address.

Lecturenoun

A berating or scolding.

I really don't want you to give me a lecture about my bad eating habits.

Keynoteverb

(transitive) To deliver a speech that sets the main theme of a conference or other gathering.

Lecturenoun

(obsolete) The act of reading.

the lecture of Holy Scripture

Keynotenoun

the principal theme in a speech or literary work

Lectureverb

(ambitransitive) To teach (somebody) by giving a speech on a given topic.

The professor lectured to two classes this morning.

Keynotenoun

a fundamental or central idea

Lectureverb

(transitive) To preach, to berate, to scold.

Emily's father lectured her about the importance of being home before midnight.

Keynotenoun

(music) the first note of a diatonic scale

Lecturenoun

a speech that is open to the public;

he attended a lecture on telecommunications

Keynoteverb

set the keynote of;

Comfort keynotes this designer's Fall collection

Lecturenoun

a lengthy rebuke;

a good lecture was my father's idea of disciplinethe teacher gave him a talking to

Keynoteverb

give the keynote address to (an audience)

Lecturenoun

teaching by giving a discourse on some subject (typically to a class)

Lectureverb

deliver a lecture or talk;

She will talk at Rutgers next weekDid you ever lecture at Harvard?

Lectureverb

censure severely or angrily;

The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's carThe deputy ragged the Prime MinisterThe customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup