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preaching present participle of preach (Verb)
Deliver a sermon or religious address to an assembled group of people, typically in church: "he preached to a large congregation".
Publicly proclaim or teach (a religious message or belief).
[teech] Show IPA verb, taught, teach·ing, noun
verb (used with object)
to impart knowledge of or skill in; give instruction in: She teaches mathematics. Synonyms: coach.
to impart knowledge or skill to; give instruction to: He teaches a large class. Synonyms: inform, enlighten, discipline, drill, school, indoctrinate; coach.
verb (used without object)
to impart knowledge or skill; give instruction. Synonyms: inform, enlighten, discipline, drill, school, indoctrinate; coach.
I impart my knowledge of the Scriptures to teach the the text.
Though preaching at times may automatically follow.