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Definitions of speak:

part of speech: verb intransitive

To utter words or articulate sounds: to say: to talk: to converse: to sound.

part of speech: past participle


part of speech: verb

To utter articulate sounds, applied to human beings; to make known thoughts by words; to talk; to converse with; to discourse; to make a speech; to address; to accost.

part of speech: past tense


part of speech: present participle


part of speech: verb transitive

To pronounce: to converse in: to address: to declare: to express by signs:- pa. t. spoke or spake; pa. p. spoken.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To utter words; as, to speak distinctly; talk; tell; mention; as, do not speak of this; make an address or speech; as, he spoke for an hour; convey ideas; as, our actions speak for us.

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