Part of speech:
To set forth in words; state:
To convey one's thoughts in a way other than by spoken words:
Converse means to talk with others.
To engage in conversation or discussion; converse:
To make an impassioned verbal attack; deliver a tirade
To lecture or discourse in public.
To lecture is defined as to deliver a speech or to talk to someone about why he or she was wrong.
Deliver is defined as to bring to someone or to give birth.
The definition of colloquial refers to words or expressions used in ordinary language by common people.
To produce speech sounds; vocalize.
To pontificate is to express your opinion in an annoying way, often because you go on too long or because you are too much of a know-it-all.
To speak in public on religious matters; give a sermon
To announce officially and publicly; declare:
Rant is defined as to complain at length in an angry, loud voice.
To tell in detail; give an account of; narrate; relate
To remark is to make a comment or say something.
To make known (something hidden or kept secret); disclose; divulge
(Impersonal) To have a common expression; used in singular passive voice or plural active voice to indicate a rumor or well-known fact.
To converse casually, especially in order to gain an advantage or make a social connection.
To deliver a sermon to (someone).
To try to find out something, as by roundabout questioning
To utter or express hastily and incoherently.
To make (a series of repeated sounds)
To give testimony in a legal case or before a deliberative body:
To expose (a substance) to fresh air so as to keep in good condition
To use words to express or communicate meaning
To tell (something) to (someone) privately or as a secret
To talk volubly and often loudly.
To control so strictly or severely as to prevent the natural development or expression of
To keep from appearing or being known, published, etc.
To engage in a confab
To visit someone or something
To engage in spoken exchange
(Computers) To participate in a synchronous exchange of remarks with one or more people over a computer network.
The definition of utter is to speak or express something.
The power or ability to speak
A mode of biblical interpretation insisting on the morally edifying sense of tropes in the Scriptures.
To write the destination on (a letter or parcel)
The definition of lexical is something that relates to vocabulary or the words which make up a language.
Of languages; linguistic:
The definition of linguistic is something that relates to language.
Spoken or uttered, as distinct from written or hand-signaled.
(Usually capitalized) Having to do with Aristotle, his philosophy, or the school of thought which he founded.
Concerned with words only rather than with content or ideas:
Belonging to the country of one's birth; one's own by birth or nature; native; indigenous.
Relating to the production of sound through the mouth:
A similar procedure where the victim of a crime is given in some states the opportunity to personally speak, before punishment is imposed, about the pain and suffering suffered or about the convicted defendant.
Articulation is defined as the act of speaking clearly.
A colloquial word or expression
A conversation, esp. a formal discussion; conference
(Obs.) Familiarity based on study or use
The definition of a declamation means a speech with feeling, or refers to the act of reciting a speech or rhetoric.
Manner of speaking or singing; enunciation
Style or manner of speaking or reading in public
The quality of consistently applying skill correctly in the manner of one well-practiced at it, requiring little deliberate thought to perform without mistakes
Pompous or bombastic speech or expression.
The definition of language is speech or other forms of communication.
The study of the nature, structure, and variation of language, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, sociolinguistics, and pragmatics.
A word, phrase, or expression
A formal speech, especially one given on a ceremonial occasion.
Speech, especially a conversation or parley.
Phraseology is defined as the choice of words, or a way of speaking or writing.
Pronunciation is defined as how you say a word.
Oral delivery of prepared lessons by a pupil.
A type of declamatory singing, with the rhythm and tempo of speech, but uttered in musical tones, used in the prose parts and dialogue of operas and oratorios
Speaking is the act of talking.
(Orthography) The vowel diacritics in Hebrew and Arabic, which are not normally written, but which are used in dictionaries, children's books, religious texts and textbooks for learners.
To approach and speak to, especially aggressively or insistently, as with a demand or request.
To give away (a secret) in idle chatter
To blab or babble
To act or speak in an unduly threatening manner.
To spread news of; repeat.
To talk things over in order to decide or plan something; confer
The definition of declare is to reveal your opinion to others.
To examine or consider a subject in speech or writing.
To express oneself dogmatically in writing or speech.
To drone means to talk without changing the tone of your voice.
To state something in detail or add more details
To pronounce words; speak aloud.
Equivocate is defined as to use vague language in order to mislead or deceive.
To explain or interpret; clarify
To furnish or contrive (things) in a makeshift way to meet a pressing need
To engage in unauthorized warfare as a freebooter
To speak rapidly or incoherently; jabber.
To deliver a harangue to.
To utter with a particular tone of voice:
(Intransitive) To talk rapidly, indistinctly, or unintelligibly; to utter gibberish or nonsense.
To round (a vowel)
To speak or write about, especially briefly or incidentally:
To speak in a formal, often pompous manner.
To conclude a speech with a formal recapitulation.
- Discourse suggests a somewhat formal, detailed, extensive talking to another or others she was discoursing to us on Keats
- Converse suggests a talking together by two or more people so as to exchange ideas and information the leaders of both countries met to converse for several hours
- Speak and talk are generally synonymous, but speak often connotes formal address to an auditor or audience who will speak at the dinner? and talk often suggests informal colloquial conversation we were talking at dinner
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