Term:speak

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OVERVIEW OF VERB SPEAK

1) talk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise: express in speech; “She talks a lot of nonsense”; “This depressed patient does not verbalize”

2) talk, speak: exchange thoughts; talk with; “We often talk business”; “Actions talk louder than words”

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3) speak, talk: use language; “the baby talks already”; “the prisoner won’t speak”; “they speak a strange dialect”

4) address, speak: give a speech to; “The chairman addressed the board of trustees”

5) speak: make a characteristic or natural sound; “The drums spoke”

verb speak has 5 sense(s) (first 5 from tagged texts)


speak (Wikipedia)

Speak may refer to:

  • Speech, the vocal form of human communication
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