Speak - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- exchange thoughts; talk with (syn: talk)
- use language (syn: talk)
the prisoner won't speak
they speak a strange dialect
- make a characteristic or natural sound
Have you two spoken since yesterday?
She and I spoke this morning.
He never speaks at the meetings.
Without speaking, she walked from the room.
They were speaking in Japanese.
When I said you were my best friend, I was speaking sincerely.
She must be speaking the truth.
Not a word was spoken between them the whole time.
He has laryngitis and can't speak.
She speaks with a Southern accent.
She spoke her mind.
English is spoken here.
I am sure she is speaking the truth.
I'll speak to the director about a pay rise for you.
The baby is learning to speak.
speak up — express one's opinion openly and without fear or hesitation
present participle: speaking
past tense: spoke
past participle: spoken