What does SPEAKING mean?

Definitions for SPEAKING
ˈspi kɪŋSPEAKING

Here are all the 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

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
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say SPEAKING in sign language?

  1. speaking

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. Sherrod Brown:

    I'd start by asking the presiding officer to please wear a mask as Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley speaks and people below Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley are — I can't tell you what to do, i don't wear a mask when I'm speaking, like most senators.

  2. Don Alway:

    We're doing everything in our power to be transparent, to talk about what's going on so far, but we want to reiterate that individual, single pieces of information and bits of rumors, we're going to hold off on speaking to those until we can collectively come to a conclusion and get you the truth that everybody deserves.

  3. Viktoria Koval:

    Our school used to be Ukrainian-speaking, but we provided parents with the opportunity to choose the language of instruction, but we still have Ukrainian textbooks, and now it is a mix of languages because the children speak both Ukrainian and Russian very well.

  4. Alexander Dudelson:

    I don't have any siblings, but I sometimes go a couple weeks without speaking to a best friend. A two-week span may not have been a big deal, especially when someone is incarcerated.

  5. Oriol Gutierrez:

    It does seem generally speaking that our bodies are aging faster and HIV is somewhat involved in that process.

Images & Illustrations of SPEAKING

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