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Synonyms for speech
spitʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. address, speech(noun)

    the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience

    "he listened to an address on minor Roman poets"

    Synonyms:
    computer address, spoken communication, savoir-faire, delivery, reference, manner of speaking, actor's line, talking to, speech communication, words, voice communication, oral communication, lecture, address, language, spoken language, destination, name and address

  2. speech, speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, language, voice communication, oral communication(noun)

    (language) communication by word of mouth

    "his speech was garbled"; "he uttered harsh language"; "he recorded the spoken language of the streets"

    Synonyms:
    words, manner of speaking, spoken communication, terminology, delivery, linguistic process, actor's line, talking to, speech communication, lecture, voice communication, oral communication, lyric, linguistic communication, address, language, spoken language, nomenclature

  3. speech(noun)

    something spoken

    "he could hear them uttering merry speeches"

    Synonyms:
    words, manner of speaking, talking to, lecture, delivery, spoken language, oral communication, actor's line, spoken communication, address, speech communication, language, voice communication

  4. speech(noun)

    the exchange of spoken words

    "they were perfectly comfortable together without speech"

    Synonyms:
    words, manner of speaking, talking to, lecture, delivery, spoken language, oral communication, actor's line, spoken communication, address, speech communication, language, voice communication

  5. manner of speaking, speech, delivery(noun)

    your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally

    "his manner of speaking was quite abrupt"; "her speech was barren of southernisms"; "I detected a slight accent in his speech"

    Synonyms:
    pitch, manner of speaking, oral communication, delivery, spoken communication, actor's line, talking to, speech communication, words, livery, voice communication, spoken language, obstetrical delivery, lecture, rescue, address, deliverance, language, legal transfer, bringing, saving

  6. lecture, speech, talking to(noun)

    a lengthy rebuke

    "a good lecture was my father's idea of discipline"; "the teacher gave him a talking to"

    Synonyms:
    manner of speaking, spoken communication, talk, delivery, lecturing, actor's line, talking to, speech communication, words, voice communication, oral communication, public lecture, lecture, address, language, spoken language

  7. actor's line, speech, words(noun)

    words making up the dialogue of a play

    "the actor forgot his speech"

    Synonyms:
    manner of speaking, spoken communication, wrangle, run-in, delivery, actor's line, talking to, speech communication, words, voice communication, oral communication, quarrel, lecture, dustup, address, row, language, lyric, spoken language

  8. language, speech(noun)

    the mental faculty or power of vocal communication

    "language sets homo sapiens apart from all other animals"

    Synonyms:
    nomenclature, spoken communication, terminology, delivery, linguistic process, actor's line, talking to, speech communication, words, voice communication, oral communication, lyric, linguistic communication, address, language, spoken language, manner of speaking, lecture

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. speech

    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, speaking, talk, utterance

    Antonyms:
    hush, silence, speechlessness, stillness, taciturnity

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. speech

    Synonyms:
    address, oration, harangue, discourse

Editors Contribution

  1. monolouges

    Submitted by anonymous on August 16, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. speech(n.)

    Synonyms:
    articulate utterance

  2. speech(n.)

    Synonyms:
    language, tongue, vernacular, idiom, dialect, LINGO

  3. speech(n.)

    Synonyms:
    talk, parlance, verbal intercourse, oral communication

  4. speech(n.)

    Synonyms:
    oration, discourse, address, harangue

How to pronounce speech?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say speech in sign language?

  1. speech

How to use speech in a sentence?

  1. Confucius:

    The superior man is modest in his speech but exceeds in his actions.

  2. Derek Halpenny:

    The speech has prompted a shift in the probability of a federal funds rate increase in December.

  3. Tammy Duckworth:

    Trump's reckless decision to gather 1,000 Cadets at West Point for a speech puts our future military leaders at increased risk -- all to stroke Kaleth Wright own ego, our troops need stable, consistent leadership during volatile times like these, not a Commander-in-Chief who values Kaleth Wright own photo ops and TV ratings over their health and safety.

  4. Reggy McDaniel:

    Wow, what a horrible message. How about we build a wall around your store ? Only supported because you are a small business but since you are political and on the wrong side of your customers... You got ta be dumbest most out if touch owners on earth... A few people, however, did express their support for the business and its right to free speech. Looks like I need to start shopping at Macs. He has my support. Freedom of speech people. Stand strong !! Wish I lived closer I would absolutely shop there ! God bless the USA !! FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK FOR MORE FOX LIFESTYLE NEWS Macs Fresh Market owner, Reggy McDaniel, told KALB the message was meant to share Fresh Market owner faith with others. If I used a political message, and Im very aware its political, to highlight Jesus Christ, then Im guilty of it, thats my meaning of the whole thing is are people prepared to go to heaven or are they not. I thought it was a perfect time because everybody is talking about the border, some people want it, some dont want us to have one. The only thing I was shocked about was that its racist. I have never in my life been accused of being a racist, Im 70 years old ; I havent evolved into one.

  5. Selena Gomez:

    Gomez praised Raisaduring an acceptance speech for the Billboard Woman of the Year Award in November 2017. I think Francia should be getting this award. She saved my life … I feel incredibly lucky.


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