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  1. opine, speak up, speak out, animadvert, sound offverb

    express one's opinion openly and without fear or hesitation

    "John spoke up at the meeting"

    Synonyms:
    opine, complain, imagine, speak out, strike up, plain, kick, kvetch, guess, animadvert, quetch, sound off, think, suppose, reckon

  2. speak upverb

    speak louder; raise one's voice

    "The audience asked the lecturer to please speak up"

    Synonyms:
    opine, animadvert, speak out, sound off

How to use speak up in a sentence?

  1. Katherine Mitchell:

    The culture of retaliation continues, at this point in the VA, you risk your job, you risk your reputation if you speak up for patient care problems. You do not risk your job if you retaliate against someone. And it should be just the reverse.

  2. Dean Keak Tegn:

    I speak up to defend the right of voiceless, and when I made mistake, we all become voiceless.

  3. Jackie Speier:

    I want to know who else was privy to this information and didn't speak up, we all take an oath of office when we become federal officials, and many of those people in the White House are federal officials.

  4. Joshua Wong:

    If my voice will not be heard soon, I hope that the international community will continue to speak up for Hong Kong and step up concrete efforts to defend our last bit of freedom.

  5. Lois James:

    There's a huge stigma around mental illness, sometimes, when correctional officers do speak up about having a hard time, they're not provided with the support they need and either taken off assignment or shuffled around.

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