preach (prch)v. preached, preach·ing, preach·es
1. To proclaim or put forth in a sermon: preached the gospel.
2. To advocate, especially to urge acceptance of or compliance with: preached tolerance and peaceful coexistence.
3. To deliver (a sermon).
1. To deliver a sermon.
2. To give religious or moral instruction, especially in a tedious manner
1.The action or skill of reading written or printed matter silently or aloud: "suggestions for further reading"; "reading skills".
2.Written or printed matter that can be read: "his main reading was detective stories".