speaking synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term speaking:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. speaking, speech productionnoun

    the utterance of intelligible speech

    Synonyms:
    oral presentation, speechmaking, public speaking, speech production, speaking

  2. public speaking, speechmaking, speaking, oral presentationadjective

    delivering an address to a public audience

    Synonyms:
    speech production, speechmaking, public speaking, oral presentation, speaking

  3. speaking(a)adjective

    capable of or involving speech or speaking

Wiktionary

  1. speakingnoun

    Expressive; eloquent.

    Antonyms:
    unspeaking

  2. speakingadjective

    Involving speaking.

    Antonyms:
    nonspeaking

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. speaking

    Speech is the general word for utterance of thought in language. A speech may be the delivering of one's sentiments in the simplest way; an oration is an elaborate and prepared speech; a harangue is a vehement appeal to passion, or a speech that has something disputatious and combative in it. A discourse is a set speech on a definite subject, intended to convey instruction. Compare CONVERSATION; DICTION; LANGUAGE.

    Synonyms:
    address, address, discourse, disquisition, dissertation, harangue, language, oration, oratory, sermon, speech, talk, utterance

    Antonyms:
    hush, silence, speechlessness, stillness, taciturnity

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. speakingnoun

    Synonyms:
    talk, discourse

  2. speakingnoun

    Synonyms:
    elocution, declamation, oratory

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

talking, talk, speech, floor, speak, speaks, referring, intervention, discussing, taking



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