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From Latin lēctiō via Old French leçon.

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Singular
Lesson

Plural
Lessons

Lesson (plural Lessons)
  1. A section of learning or teaching into which a wider learning content is divided.
    In our school a typical working week consists of around twenty lessons and ten hours of related laboratory work.
  2. A learning task assigned to a student; homework.
  3. Something learned or to be learned.
    Nature has many lessons to teach to us.
    I hope this accident taught you a lesson!
  4. Something that serves as a warning or encouragement.
    The accident was a good lesson to me.
  5. A section of the Bible or other religious text read as part of a divine service.

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Infinitive
to Lesson

Third person singular
Lessons

Simple past
Lessoned

Past participle
Lessoned

Present participle
Lessoning

to Lesson (third-person singular simple present Lessons, present participle Lessoning, simple past and past participle Lessoned)
  1. To give a lesson to; to teach.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.vi:
      her owne daughter Pleasure, to whom shee / Made her companion, and her lessoned / In all the lore of loue, and goodly womanhead.

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  1. REDIRECT Template:PL:1911

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