verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of preach
OTHER WORDS FROM preachoutpreach, verb (used with object)un·preached, adjective
Words nearby preach
Example sentences from the Web for preach
While analytics will preach that you must shoot the three and post-up moves are virtually extinct from today’s game, the Lakers have gotten back to the finals doing the exact opposite.
So if I’m going to preach that, I better be practicing it every day.
The fact that diversity execs aren’t just preaching to the converted internally now is evidence of this.‘It’s all been plan, plan, plan mode:’ Agencies have big ideas for greater diversity, but more action is needed|Seb Joseph|September 15, 2020|Digiday
Both issues are of acute concern for a president who preaches the need for self-sufficiency.
At Coffee Creek, his evangelical church outside Oklahoma City, he had preached on racial justice for the past three weeks.Evangelicals are looking for answers online. They’re finding QAnon instead.|Abby Ohlheiser|August 26, 2020|MIT Technology Review
At Christianity Today, Peter Chin claims Christians should preach peace instead of bogging down in the particulars of race.
Priests often preach support for the regime to their congregations, many of whom loudly dissent.In One Corner of Syria, Christmas Spirit Somehow Manages to Survive|Peter Schwartzstein|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In letters to Theo, Vincent would preach to younger brother the virtues of life.Decoding Vincent Van Gogh’s Tempestuous, Fragile Mind|Nick Mafi|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sex and the City fans were right behind her, ready to preach.Confessions of a Rom-Com Writer: Liz Tuccillo Talks ‘Sex and the City,’ ‘Take Care,’ and More|Kevin Fallon|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We should partner with them to get the message across, have them at the table, and listen rather than preach.
When I am an old maid I am going to mount the platform and preach the training of the voice in childhood.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
But it is emulating Mrs. Partington and her mop to attempt to preach down a (p. 206) world.
"I don't allow a parson's wife to preach to me about my duty, or to interfere wi' my family matters," said Rushmere, dryly.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
Many of us think it would be well if we could find a reliable man who could work and who could preach during the hours of rest.Skipper Worse|Alexander Lange Kielland
Arise and go to Ninive, the great city, and preach in it: For the wickedness thereof is come up before me.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
British Dictionary definitions for preach
Derived forms of preachpreachable, adjective
Word Origin for preach
Idioms and Phrases with preach
In addition to the idiom beginning with preach
- preach to the converted
- practice what you preach