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Oral synonyms

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Characterized by or uttered in a (specified) kind of voice
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  1. Characterized by or uttered in a (specified) kind of voice
  2. Speaking or using speech in a specified manner or voice. Often used in combination:
  3. Expressed orally; uttered:
Having a voice; capable of speaking or making oral sounds
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  1. Having a voice; capable of speaking or making oral sounds
  2. Of, used in, connected with, or belonging to the voice
  3. Uttered or produced by the voice; esp., spoken; oral
Used to form verbs:
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  1. Used to form verbs:
  2. Of, in, or by means of words
  3. Expressed in spoken rather than written words; oral:
(Phonet.) Articulated with simultaneous vibration of the vocal cords
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  1. (Phonet.) Articulated with simultaneous vibration of the vocal cords
  2. Having or using (a specified kind or tone of) voice
  3. Having a voice or a specified kind of voice. Often used in combination:
Of languages; linguistic:
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  1. Of languages; linguistic:
  2. Of language or languages
  3. (Linguistics) Pronounced with the tongue in conjunction with other organs of speech.
Operating only through custom or tradition
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  1. Operating only through custom or tradition
  2. Having authority based on custom, tradition, or usage rather than doctrine:
  3. Not written on; blank
Of, relating to, or being features of pronunciation that are not phonemically distinctive in a language, as aspiration of consonants or vowel length in English.
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  1. Of, relating to, or being features of pronunciation that are not phonemically distinctive in a language, as aspiration of consonants or vowel length in English.
  2. Of speech sounds or the production or transcription of these
  3. Representing the sounds of speech with a set of distinct symbols, each designating a single sound:
Of or relating to phonics
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  1. Of or relating to phonics
  2. Of, or having the nature of, sound; esp., of speech sounds
Having parts connected by joints; jointed
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  1. Having parts connected by joints; jointed
  2. Constructed with one or more pivoted joints which allow bending of an otherwise rigid structure.
  3. Specifically, describes a vehicle with such joints, e.g. an articulated lorry, articulated bus, or certain kinds of streetcars and trains.
Strongly marked; distinct:
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  1. Strongly marked; distinct:
  2. Uttered, articulated.
  3. Spoken or uttered
Relating to or being a will that is delivered orally to witnesses rather than written.
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  1. Relating to or being a will that is delivered orally to witnesses rather than written.
Communicated orally, as in conversation
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  1. Communicated orally, as in conversation
Made up of distinct syllables or words that have meaning, as human speech
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  1. Made up of distinct syllables or words that have meaning, as human speech
  2. Characterized by the use of clear, expressive language:
  3. Composed of distinct, meaningful syllables or words:
Voiced, as a speech sound.
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  1. Voiced, as a speech sound.
Relating to speech
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  1. Relating to speech
  2. Speaking or using speech in a specified manner or voice. Often used in combination:
  3. Expressed orally; uttered:
Expressing or inclined to express oneself in speech; speaking freely or vociferously
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  1. Expressing or inclined to express oneself in speech; speaking freely or vociferously
  2. Of, used in, connected with, or belonging to the voice
  3. Uttered or produced by the voice; esp., spoken; oral
Having or using (a specified kind or tone of) voice
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  1. Having or using (a specified kind or tone of) voice
  2. (Phonet.) Articulated with simultaneous vibration of the vocal cords
  3. Having a voice or a specified kind of voice. Often used in combination:
Relating to speech
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  1. Relating to speech
  2. Speaking or using speech in a specified manner or voice. Often used in combination:
  3. Expressed orally; uttered:
Operating only through custom or tradition
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  1. Operating only through custom or tradition
  2. Having authority based on custom, tradition, or usage rather than doctrine:
  3. Not written on; blank
Of, relating to, or associated with words:
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  1. Of, relating to, or associated with words:
  2. Used to form verbs:
  3. Expressed in spoken rather than written words; oral:
Communicated orally, as in conversation
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  1. Communicated orally, as in conversation

Synonym Study

  • Verbal , though sometimes synonymous with oral , in strict discrimination refers to anything using words, either written or oral, to communicate an idea or feeling a verbal image, verbal skills
  • Oral refers to that which is spoken, as distinguished from that which is written or otherwise communicated an oral report, oral traditions
Find another word for oral. In this page you can discover 36 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for oral, like: spoken, vocal, verbal, uttered, voiced, lingual, unwritten, phonetic, phonic, articulated and pronounced.