Definitions for Speakingˈspi kɪŋ

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word Speaking

Princeton's WordNet

  1. speaking, speech production(noun)

    the utterance of intelligible speech

  2. public speaking, speechmaking, speaking, oral presentation(adj)

    delivering an address to a public audience

    "people came to see the candidates and hear the speechmaking"

  3. speaking(a)(adj)

    capable of or involving speech or speaking

    "human beings--the speaking animals"; "a speaking part in the play"

Wiktionary

  1. speaking(Noun)

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

  2. speaking(Noun)

    The act of communicating vocally.

  3. speaking(Noun)

    An oral recitation of e.g. a story.

  4. speaking(Adjective)

    Used in speaking.

    one's normal speaking voice

  5. speaking(Adjective)

    Expressive; eloquent.

    The sight was more speaking than any speech could be.

  6. speaking(Adjective)

    Involving speaking.

    It was her first speaking part: she screamed.

  7. speaking(Adjective)

    Having the ability of speech.

    speaking parrot; speaking clock

Webster Dictionary

  1. Speaking

    of Speak

  2. Speaking(adj)

    uttering speech; used for conveying speech; as, man is a speaking animal; a speaking tube

  3. Speaking(adj)

    seeming to be capable of speech; hence, lifelike; as, a speaking likeness

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Speaking' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2091

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Speaking' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1092

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Speaking in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Speaking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Emeasoba George:

    Do speak positively. For, you can liberate yourself by speaking like that. Contrariwise, you can enslave yourself by speaking negatively.

  2. Jorge Luis Borges:

    One concept corrupts and confuses the others. I am not speaking of the Evil whose limited sphere is ethics; I am speaking of the infinite.

  3. Andrew Hertzberg:

    We’re speaking to teens, not speaking to adults here, we hope that teens will embrace this messaging, will share it and create their own.

  4. Karma Khayat:

    Just by indicting Al-Jadeed this would be a weapon to have all the other media in Lebanon afraid of speaking out, speaking the truth or being critical.

  5. Cortez Bryant:

    The Internet and blogs took his words out of context, when Wayne was speaking about the partnership with Jay Z, he was speaking about his new deal as an artist owner with Tidal.

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