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Synonyms for speaking
ˈspi kɪŋspeak·ing

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Wiktionary

  1. speakingnoun

    Expressive; eloquent.

    The sight was more speaking than any speech could be.

    Antonyms:
    unspeaking

  2. speakingadjective

    Involving speaking.

    It was her first speaking part: she screamed.

    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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. speaking, speech productionnoun

    the utterance of intelligible speech

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

  2. public speaking, speechmaking, speaking, oral presentationadjective

    delivering an address to a public audience

    "people came to see the candidates and hear the speechmaking"

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

  3. speaking(a)adjective

    capable of or involving speech or speaking

    "human beings--the speaking animals"; "a speaking part in the play"

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. speakingnoun

    Synonyms:
    talk, discourse

  2. speakingnoun

    Synonyms:
    elocution, declamation, oratory

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How to use speaking in a sentence?

  1. Charles Krauthammer:

    His own FBI director is saying it and speaking on behalf of all the Department of Justice which is Trump’s own department of Justice which makes Spicer look ridiculous, because it’s his own department saying the president is wrong. But that’s the price of doing this kind of tweeting.

  2. Dan Quayle:

    Public speaking is very easy.

  3. Hillary Clinton:

    Obviously the outcome of the election wasn't the one I hoped for, worked for, but I will never stop speaking out for common sense benefits that will allow moms and dads to stay on the job.

  4. Luc Arnal:

    We even saw that this observation remained true when we compared screaming to singing and speaking, even across different languages.

  5. William Galston:

    There are actions that, while not strictly speaking illegal, are violations of the responsibilities that someone undertakes when he enters into a particular office of trust and confidence, the article of impeachment should be read -this is my bottom line -as accusing the president of violating his oath of office by doing what he did. That’s a constitutional standard, but not necessarily a legal standard.

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