Synonyms for (noun) lesson

lesson

a task assigned for individual study

he did the lesson for today

LESS SPECIFIC: school assignment, schoolwork


lesson

a unit of instruction

he took driving lessons

LESS SPECIFIC: instruction, pedagogy, teaching


moral, lesson

the significance of a story or event

the moral of the story is to love thy neighbor


lesson, deterrent example, object lesson, example

punishment intended as a warning to others

they decided to make an example of him