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  1. speak toverb

    To accost is to speak first, to friend or stranger, generally with a view to opening conversation; greet is not so distinctly limited, since one may return another's greeting; greet and hail may imply but a passing word; greeting may be altogether silent; to hail is to greet in a loud-voiced and commonly hearty and joyous way, as appears in the expression "hail fellow, well met." To salute is to greet with special token of respect, as a soldier his commander. To apostrophize is to solemnly address some person or personified attribute apart from the audience to whom one is speaking; as, a preacher may apostrophize virtue, the saints of old, or even the Deity. To appeal is strictly to call for some form of help or support. Address is slightly more formal than accost or greet, though it may often be interchanged with them. One may address another at considerable length or in writing; he accosts orally and briefly.

    Synonyms:
    address, address, apostrophize, appeal, approach, cost, court, greet, hail, salute, woo

    Antonyms:
    avoid, cut, elude, ignore, overlook, pass, pass by, shun

    Preposition:
    Address the memorial to the legislature; the president addressed the people in an eloquent speech; he addressed an intruder with indignation.

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  1. speak to

    Synonyms:
    accost, address, make up to

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#489cost
#608court
#1266approach
#2842appeal
#14400hail
#14637woo
#18518salute
#18781greet

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  1. State Department spokesman John Kirby:

    I can't speak to a specific operation or investigation going on, but it is an issue that we routinely talk to Russian authorities about, and as I said, I think we believe is a shared concern between our two governments.

  2. Phil Neville:

    We actually spoke today and we actually both said that we don't speak to each other probably enough and exchange views, it's something that over the next six months I'd be foolish not to tap into his experience of what he's been through the last four years with the Under-21s and senior men, because he's been to European Championships, he's been to World Cups. He's been successful.

  3. Republican Miami Mayor Francis Suarez:

    For years, Democratic leaders misunderstood the Hispanic community as a monolithic one, which it is not. In both parties, for any leader of the future, it would be key to be able to understand this community, the number one minority in the nation, and to be able to speak to them.

  4. Ronald Reagan:

    My fellow Americans, I must speak to you tonight about a mounting danger in Central America that threatens the security of the United States. This danger will not go away it will grow worse, much worse, if we fail to take action now.

  5. John Thune:

    I can’t speak to when he’s coming back.


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