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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":

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How to pronounce speech?

Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
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How to use speech in a sentence?

  1. Ben Dworkin:

    He hasn't been here to reinforce the accomplishments and he's not going to be staying around long enough following the speech to reinforce whatever new things he wants to promote.

  2. The Dhammapada:

    In the body restraint is good; good is restraint in speech; in thought restraint is good: good is restraint in all things.

  3. Jacinda Ardern:

    Arguably these categories should always fall within the community guidelines of hate speech, but nevertheless it's positive the clarification has now been made in the wake of the attack in Christchurch.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    A leader whose speech is prepared by others is not a leader; he is just an empty and stupid bottle! Use your own ideas and your own brain; write your own speech, just like Gandhi, Churchill or Nehru! That is indeed a good ethics and a good honour!

  5. Goodwill Zwelithini:

    The country has only been shown a portion of my speech, which has been selective, if it were true that I said 'foreigners must go' this country would be up in flames.

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