Speech

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Speech->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ speech
speech
faculty of speech
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ locution
locution
talk
parlance
verbal intercourse
prolation
oral communication
word of mouth
parole
palaver
prattle
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ effusion
effusion
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ oration
oration
recitation
delivery
say
speech
lecture
harangue
sermon
tirade
formal speech
peroration
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ speechifying
speechifying
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ soliloquy
soliloquy
&c. 589
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ allocution
allocution
&c. 586
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ interlocution
interlocution
&c. 588
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ salutatory
salutatory
=>(U.S.)
???>:
screed
???>:
valedictory
=>(U.S.)
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ oratory
oratory
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ elocution
elocution
eloquence
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ rhetoric
rhetoric
declamation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ grandiloquence
grandiloquence
multiloquence
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ burst of eloquence
burst of eloquence
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ facundity
facundity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ flow of words
flow of words
command of words
command of language
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ copia verborum
copia verborum
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ power of speech
power of speech
gift of the gab
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ usus loquendi
usus loquendi
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ speaker
speaker
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ spokesman
spokesman
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ prolocutor
prolocutor
interlocutor
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ mouthpiece
mouthpiece
Hermes
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ orator
orator
oratrix
oratress
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ Demosthenes
Demosthenes
Cicero
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ rhetorician
rhetorician
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ stump orator
stump orator
platform orator
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ speechmaker
speechmaker
patterer
improvisatore
PARAG:Speech->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ speak of
speak of
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ say
say
utter
pronounce
deliver
give utterance to
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ utter forth
utter forth
pour forth
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ breathe
breathe
let fall
come out with
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ rap out
rap out
blurt out have on one's lips
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ have at the end of one's tongue
have at the end of one's tongue
have at the tip of one's tongue
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ break silence
break silence
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ open one's lips
open one's lips
open one's mouth
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ lift one's voice
lift one's voice
raise one's voice
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ give the tongue
give the tongue
wag the tongue
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ talk
talk
outspeak
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ put in a word or two
put in a word or two
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ hold forth
hold forth
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ make a speech
make a speech
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ deliver a speech
deliver a speech
&c.->N.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ speechify
speechify
harangue
declaim
stump
flourish
recite
lecture
sermonize
discourse
be on one's legs
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ have one's say
have one's say
say one's say
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ spout
spout
rant
rave
vent one's fury
vent one's rage
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ expatiate
expatiate
&c.(speak at length) 573
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ speak one's mind
speak one's mind
go on the stump
take the stump
=>(U.S.)
GRP: \\ V \\ 5
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ soliloquize
soliloquize
&c. 589
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ tell
tell
&c.(inform) 527
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ speak to
speak to
&c. 586
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ talk together
talk together
&c. 588
GRP: \\ V \\ 6
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ be eloquent
be eloquent
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ have a tongue in one's head
have a tongue in one's head
have the gift of the gab
&c.->N.
pass one's lips
escape one's lips
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ fall from the lips
fall from the lips
fall from the mouth
PARAG:Speech->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ speaking
speaking
&c. spoken
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ oral
oral
lingual
phonetic
not written
unwritten
outspoken
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ eloquent
eloquent
elocutionary
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ oratorical
oratorical
rhetorical
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ declamatory
declamatory
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ grandiloquent
grandiloquent
&c. 577
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ talkative
talkative
&c. 584
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ Ciceronian
Ciceronian
nuncupative
Tullian
PARAG:Speech->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ orally
orally
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ by word of mouth
by word of mouth
viva voce
from the lips of

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  • speech — /speech/, n. 1. the faculty or power of speaking; oral communication; ability to express one s thoughts and emotions by speech sounds and gesture: Losing her speech made her feel isolated from humanity. 2. the act of speaking: He expresses… …   Universalium

  • Speech — refers to the processes associated with the production and perception of sounds used in spoken language. A number of academic disciplines study speech and speech sounds, including acoustics, psychology, speech pathology, linguistics, cognitive… …   Wikipedia

  • speech — W2S2 [spi:tʃ] n [: Old English; Origin: sprAc, spAc] 1.) a talk, especially a formal one about a particular subject, given to a group of people ▪ a campaign speech give/make/deliver a speech ▪ Each child had to give a short speech to the rest of… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • speech — [ spitʃ ] n. m. • 1829; mot angl. ♦ Vieilli Petite allocution de circonstance, notamment en réponse à un toast. ⇒ discours; fam. laïus, topo. Il y eut quelques speechs (ou speeches) amusants. « en mourant, tous les hommes célèbres font un dernier …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • speech — [ spitʃ ] noun *** 1. ) count a formal occasion when someone speaks to an audience: He began his speech by outlining his plans for the coming year. make/give/deliver a speech: The queen made a wonderful speech in reply. a ) the words that someone …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Speech — Speech, n. [OE. speche, AS. sp?c, spr?, fr. specan, sprecan, to speak; akin to D. spraak speech, OHG. spr[=a]hha, G. sprache, Sw. spr?k, Dan. sprog. See {Speak}.] 1. The faculty of uttering articulate sounds or words; the faculty of expressing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • speech — speech; speech·ful; speech·ifi·ca·tion; speech·ifi·er; speech·ify; speech·less; speech·less·ly; speech·less·ness; speech·ful·ness; …   English syllables

  • speech — [spēch] n. [ME speche < OE spæc, spræc < base of sprecan, to speak: see SPEAK] 1. the act of speaking; expression or communication of thoughts and feelings by spoken words 2. the power or ability to speak 3. the manner of speaking [her… …   English World dictionary

  • speech — n: words or conduct used to communicate or express a thought: expression see also commercial speech, freedom of speech, free speech …   Law dictionary

  • speech — 1 *language, tongue, dialect, idiom 2 Speech, address, oration, harangue, lecture, talk, sermon, homily designate a discourse delivered to an audience. Speech can apply to a public discourse irrespective of its quality or its degree of… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Speech — 〈[ spi:tʃ] f.; , es〉 Rede, Ansprache [engl., „Sprache, Rede“; zu speak „sprechen“] * * * Speech [spi:t̮ʃ], der; es, e u. es u. die; , e u. es […ɪs] [engl. speech] (selten): Rede, Ansprache: einen kleinen/eine kleine S. halten. * * * Speech… …   Universal-Lexikon

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