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Definitions of speech

  1. words making up the dialogue of a play; "the actor forgot his lines" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience; "he listened to an address on minor Roman poets" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally; "his manner of speaking was quite abrupt"; "her speech was barren of southernisms"; "I detected a slight accent in his speech" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. the mental faculty or power of vocal communication; "language sets homo sapiens apart from all other animals" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. a lengthy rebuke; "a good lecture was my father's idea of discipline"; "the teacher gave him a talking to" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. something spoken; "he could hear them uttering merry speeches" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. the exchange of spoken words; "they were perfectly comfortable together without speech" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. The faculty of uttering articulate sounds or words; the faculty of expressing thoughts by words or articulate sounds; the power of speaking. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. he act of speaking; that which is spoken; words, as expressing ideas; language; conversation. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. Talk; mention; common saying. Newage Dictionary DB
  11. formal discourse in public; oration; harangue. Newage Dictionary DB
  12. ny declaration of thoughts. Newage Dictionary DB
  13. The power of uttering articulate sounds or words; expression of thought in words; that which is spoken; conversation; a language or dialect; as, Italian is a musical speech; formal discourse in public, or the published report of it; as, to make a speech; oration. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. That which is spoken: language: the power of speaking: oration: any declaration of thoughts: mention. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  15. The power of speaking; a public address; discourse. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. A language. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. The faculty of uttering articulate sounds or words; language; that which is spoken; formal discourse in public; an oration. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  18. The expression of thoughts by words or articulate sounds; language; an oration; a formal discourse. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for speech

  1. Duclos, during this speech shook his head. – The Memoirs of Louis XV. and XVI., Volume 2 Being Secret Memoirs of Madame du Hausset, Lady's Maid to Madame de Pompadour, and of an Unknown English Girl and The Princess Lamballe by Madame du Hausset, and of an Unknown English Girl and the Princess Lamballe
  2. " Well, Penfield," said the colonel, " a- what did you think of my speech to- day?" – The Flag by Homer Greene
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