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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

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Speech":

    Todd Thomas

How to pronounce speech?

Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say speech in sign language?

  1. speech

How to use speech in a sentence?

  1. Jay Sekulow:

    It’s the school’s job to prevent the protests from becoming violent, letting students create a hostile environment that shuts down free speech opens the school to lawsuits.

  2. Detroit Police Chief James Craig:

    Social media is new territory, and while it’s been established that hate speech is protected by the First Amendment, we’re talking about people specifically saying on Facebook they want to kill white police officers.

  3. Donald Trump:

    I am continuing to monitor the censorship of AMERICAN CITIZENS on social media platforms, this is the United States of America — and we have what's known as FREEDOM OF SPEECH ! We are monitoring and watching, closely !!

  4. Laura Oggeri:

    Mayor (Martin) Walsh is not looking to limit the free speech of his employees.

  5. Van Jones:

    This is going to be an incredibly emotional moment, you think about speech after speech, and this is the last one. This is the last State of the Union. And there's no deceleration in this guy. There's no deceleration. This is the guy that we voted for.


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