What does SPEAKING mean?

Definitions for SPEAKING
ˈspi kɪŋSPEAKING

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. speaking, speech production(noun)

    the utterance of intelligible speech

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

    delivering an address to a public audience

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

  3. speaking(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

Editors Contribution

  1. speaking

    The ability, act and process of to speak.

    He was speaking with such love and unity, a real joy is her future husband.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 6, 2020  

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

How to pronounce SPEAKING?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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

Examples of SPEAKING in a Sentence

  1. Vijay Singh:

    This was an open daylight murder in the middle of a busy market but they scared people into not speaking up, why would a family with tens of licensed guns travel with a country gun, instead ?

  2. Gary Hirschberg:

    He's speaking the wisdom that we all must adopt if there's going to be any hope for our children, i think sustainable economics, sustainable business is really the hope for our society, and he captured it perfectly.

  3. David Stevenson:

    We try to identify broader trends about quality of care, but specifically identifying abuse and neglect can be challenging, broadly speaking, I think there have been a lot of quality improvements in nursing home care over the last few decades.

  4. Steven Rabinowitz:

    Generally speaking, in the absence of a pre-nup, assets acquired during a marriage are split 50-50, assets acquired before the marriage typically remain each spouse's separate property unless those assets were comingled with marital assets or were converted to marital assets (such as by changing the title on the asset from separate to joint).

  5. Yelena Shevilyova:

    I think that it is right to bring all of these (Russian-speaking regions) back, but we need everything to be good here too. ... You can't have everything at once.

Images & Illustrations of SPEAKING

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