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Definition of Speak


  1. To utter words or articulate sounds, as human beings; to express thoughts by words; as, the organs may be so obstructed that a man may not be able to speak.
  2. To express opinions; to say; to talk; to converse.
  3. To utter a speech, discourse, or harangue; to adress a public assembly formally.
  4. To discourse; to make mention; to tell.
  5. To give sound; to sound.
  6. To convey sentiments, ideas, or intelligence as if by utterance; as, features that speak of self-will.
  7. To utter with the mouth; to pronounce; to utter articulately, as human beings.
  8. To utter in a word or words; to say; to tell; to declare orally; as, to speak the truth; to speak sense.
  9. To declare; to proclaim; to publish; to make known; to exhibit; to express in any way.
  10. To talk or converse in; to utter or pronounce, as in conversation; as, to speak Latin.
  11. To address; to accost; to speak to.
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Speak Translations

speak in Afrikaans is praat, gesels
speak in Danish is tale
speak in Dutch is praten, spreken
speak in Finnish is puhua
speak in French is parler
speak in German is redest, sprechen, reden, sprechen
speak in Italian is discorrere, favellare
speak in Latin is narro, loquor, for, dico
speak in Norwegian is tale, snakke
speak in Portuguese is fale, falar
speak in Spanish is hablar
speak in Swedish is tala