Definition of Speaking

1. Noun. The utterance of intelligible speech.

Exact synonyms: Speech Production
Generic synonyms: Utterance, Vocalization
Specialized synonyms: Speech, Susurration, Voicelessness, Whisper, Whispering
Derivative terms: Speak, Speak



2. Adjective. Capable of or involving speech or speaking. "A speaking part in the play"
Similar to: Tongued
Antonyms: Nonspeaking

3. Noun. Delivering an address to a public audience. "People came to see the candidates and hear the speechmaking"
Exact synonyms: Oral Presentation, Public Speaking, Speechmaking
Specialized synonyms: Reading, Recital, Recitation, Debate, Disputation, Public Debate
Generic synonyms: Address, Speech
Derivative terms: Speak

Definition of Speaking

1. a. Uttering speech; used for conveying speech; as, man is a speaking animal; a speaking tube.

2. n. The act of uttering words.

Definition of Speaking

1. Adjective. Used in speaking. ¹

2. Adjective. Expressive; eloquent. ¹

3. Adjective. Involving speaking. ¹

4. Adjective. Having the ability of speech. ¹

5. Noun. One's ability to communicate vocally in a given language. ¹

6. Noun. The act of communicating vocally. ¹

7. Noun. An oral recitation of e.g. a story. ¹

8. Verb. (present participle of speak) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Speaking

1. a speech or discourse [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Speaking

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speakeress
speakeresses
speakerine
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speakerless
speakerly
speakerphone
speakerphones
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speakership
speakerships
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speakin'
speaking (current term)
speaking(a)
speaking clock
speaking clocks
speaking in tongues
speaking of
speaking trumpet
speaking tube
speakingly
speakings
speako
speakout
speakouts
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