To reprimand or criticize harshly and usually angrily.
To inform or remind, by way of a warning
Exhort is defined as to urge someone to take as specific action by using strong advice or a warning.
To lecture is defined as to deliver a speech or to talk to someone about why he or she was wrong.
Preach is defined as to give a speech or advice about morals or spirituality.
To cause to learn by example or experience:
(Informal) To preach or moralize in a tiresome manner
To administer the office of a pontiff.
Find another word for moralize. In this page you can discover 18 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for moralize, like: scold, sermonize, admonish, exhort, lecture, preach, teach, moralise, sermonise, preachify and moralistic.