Share this entry

Share this page


Pronunciation: /priːtʃ/

Translation of preach in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 [Religion/Religión] predicar* to preach the Gospel predicar* el Evangelio to preach a sermon dar* un sermón
    Example sentences
    • Because of this ministry, ministers across the nation can preach the Christian message to a culture that has been taught that the Bible cannot be trusted.
    • Sikhism preaches a message of devotion and remembrance of God at all times, truthful living, equality of mankind, social justice and denounces superstitions and blind rituals.
    • So Peter was the first to preach a message unto Gentile believers.
    1.2 (advocate) [doctrine/ideas] preconizar* he's always preaching its virtues siempre está proclamando sus virtudes
    Example sentences
    • We run a business, not a re-education camp, so we don't preach the co-operative gospel to people.
    • For as long as I've known you, you've always preached the virtue of consistency.
    • They also preach tolerance of others with different beliefs.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

Definition of preach in:

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day zumbido
buzzing …