To give a lesson to; to teach.
Other Word Forms of Lesson
Origin of Lesson
Middle English lessoun from Old French leson from Latin lēctiō lēctiōn- a reading from lēctus past participle of legere to read leg- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Old French leçon, from Latin lÄ“ctiō (“a reading"), from legō (“I read, I gather").
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