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Meaning & Definition of Speech in English

English

Speech

/spiʧ/

noun

1. The act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience

  • "He listened to an address on minor roman poets"
    synonym:
  • address
  • ,
  • speech

2. (language) communication by word of mouth

  • "His speech was garbled"
  • "He uttered harsh language"
  • "He recorded the spoken language of the streets"
    synonym:
  • speech
  • ,
  • speech communication
  • ,
  • spoken communication
  • ,
  • spoken language
  • ,
  • language
  • ,
  • voice communication
  • ,
  • oral communication

3. Something spoken

  • "He could hear them uttering merry speeches"
    synonym:
  • speech

4. The exchange of spoken words

  • "They were perfectly comfortable together without speech"
    synonym:
  • speech

5. 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"
    synonym:
  • manner of speaking
  • ,
  • speech
  • ,
  • delivery

6. A lengthy rebuke

  • "A good lecture was my father's idea of discipline"
  • "The teacher gave him a talking to"
    synonym:
  • lecture
  • ,
  • speech
  • ,
  • talking to

7. Words making up the dialogue of a play

  • "The actor forgot his speech"
    synonym:
  • actor's line
  • ,
  • speech
  • ,
  • words

8. The mental faculty or power of vocal communication

  • "Language sets homo sapiens apart from all other animals"
    synonym:
  • language
  • ,
  • speech

Examples of using

There was this one man in the crowd who constantly heckled the Prime Minister during his speech.
We heard the speech to the end.
Tom gave a speech in French.