What is another word for pulpit?

Pronunciation: [pˈʌlpɪt] (IPA)

A pulpit is a raised platform or stand that is typically used by a person to deliver a speech or sermon to a congregation. There are several synonyms for the word pulpit. One such word is lectern, which is a stand or desk that is used to hold a book or notes while speaking. Another synonym for pulpit is rostrum, which is a raised platform or stage used for public speaking or addressing a large group. A dais is also a raised platform, usually with steps leading up to it, that is used for speaking or presenting. A podium is another synonym for pulpit. It is a raised platform or stand used for public speaking or leading a meeting.

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Usage examples for Pulpit

Finally, in spite of governmental pressure and the pulpit exhortations of the clergy, the elections in October resulted in a new Republican Chamber.
"A History of the Third French Republic"
C. H. C. Wright
This continued until the Mahdi entered the pulpit.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
She was educated in the same religious belief with her husband, and during the first twenty years of married life, his labors in the parish and in the pulpit were greatly relieved by the willing hand and able intellect of his wife.
"Marital Power Exemplified in Mrs. Packard's Trial, and Self-Defence from the Charge of Insanity"
Elizabeth Parsons Ware Packard

Famous quotes with Pulpit

  • I feel that I communicate best when I am not deliberately being linear. Along this same line, I feel some of the best sermons I've ever heard were in the theatre rather than the pulpit - as, for example, in the Theatre of the Absurd.
    Malcolm Boyd
  • Politics and the pulpit are terms that have little agreement.
    Edmund Burke
  • I think President Obama has used the bully pulpit as a way to attack capitalism.
    Jeb Bush
  • If we had more hell in the pulpit, we would have less hell in the pew.
    Billy Graham
  • I take it for granted that you do not wish to hear an echo from the pulpit nor from the theological class-room.
    Asa Gray

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