What does Speaking mean?

Definitions for Speaking
ˈspi kɪŋSpeak·ing

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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
    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. Alicia Keys:

    We got a lot to change, we got a lot to do, keep speaking the truth.

  2. Schuyler Moore:

    Her position would no doubt be that her tweet was First Amendment rights and that they can’t control what she does outside work, this wasn’t a sexual harassment claim and that this was just her speaking her mind. That it was not a violation of her morality clause because it requires actions, not speech.

  3. Ashan Benedict:

    While we're standing there at this bomb scene, the radios from the uniformed officers I'm speaking with are going off in greater intensity. It's not just your normal radio transmissions -- folks are calling for help and their voices are raised.

  4. Nick Bullen:

    Brand Sussex is a global brand and could end up making an absolute fortune, from public speaking to Meghan reinventing her lifestyle blog, to merchandising or brand endorsements.

  5. Phil Seymour:

    The A320 has a fantastic safety record, there have been a couple of incidents, but generally speaking, they're safer than most aircraft out there now.

Images & Illustrations of Speaking

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