Speak

Pronunciation of Speak
/spˈiːk/, /spˈiːk/, /s_p_ˈiː_k/

Synonyms for speak:

Sense 1

dictate, take aside, get onto, perorate, Prelect, get back to, confabulate, aim, tell.

Sense 2

communicate, objectify.

Sense 3

bespeak, use, go on.

Sense 4

visit, word, chat, catch.

Sense 5

discourse.

Sense 7

make.

apostrophize

soliloquize.

articulate

verbalize.

converse

confabulate.

indicate

bespeak.

talk

converse.

Sense 2 (noun)

communicate, visit, confabulate.

Sense 5 (noun)

bespeak, Prelect.

speak (noun)

mouth, address, utter, verbalize, verbalise, talk.

address; give a lecture (verb)

orate, talk, declaim, Prelect, recite.

communication (verb)

talk.

speak (verb)

discuss, chitchat, jabber, talk, say, remark, patter, gab, debate, recite, orate, tattle, vocalize, babble, prattle, preach, lecture, chatter.

talk (verb)

descant, communicate, perorate, express, utter, pronounce, tell, whisper, blab, enunciate, mouth, mutter, voice, say, converse, articulate, verbalize, gab, discourse, chat, expatiate, spill, murmur, vocalize.

voice (verb)

pronounce, cry, moan, groan, articulate, murmur, whisper, voice, utter, exclaim, enunciate, emit, mutter, intone.

Usage examples for speak:

  • I said I should never speak to you again. - "The Landlord at Lion's Head, Complete", William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009.
  • I asked, when still he did not speak. - "The Princess Passes", Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson.
  • I will speak to her. - "Jack Archer", G. A. Henty.

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