What does Speaking mean?

Definitions for Speaking
ˈspi kɪŋSpeak·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. speaking, speech productionnoun

    the utterance of intelligible speech

  2. public speaking, speechmaking, speaking, oral presentationadjective

    delivering an address to a public audience

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

  3. speaking(a)adjective

    capable of or involving speech or speaking

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

Wiktionary

  1. speakingnoun

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

  2. speakingnoun

    The act of communicating vocally.

  3. speakingnoun

    An oral recitation of e.g. a story.

  4. speakingadjective

    Used in speaking.

    one's normal speaking voice

  5. speakingadjective

    Expressive; eloquent.

    The sight was more speaking than any speech could be.

  6. speakingadjective

    Involving speaking.

    It was her first speaking part: she screamed.

  7. speakingadjective

    Having the ability of speech.

    speaking parrot; speaking clock

Webster Dictionary

  1. Speaking

    of Speak

  2. Speakingadjective

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

  3. Speakingadjective

    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

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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. Dave Chappelle:

    As a trans person and a comedian, we mostly crack jokes about who we are and how we identify in my experience, and I'm only speaking for me, you can't ask for inclusion 24/7 and then conveniently want to be excluded because some truths are being told in a comedic fashion about your community.

  2. Miriam Cepeda:

    I appointed myself to take care of Rio Grande area, no one was speaking on behalf of his campaign or encouraging people [in south Texas]. I took the bull by the horns and ran with it.

  3. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    I did say. Reggae is rastafarian, prophesy, and message giving. It aims to unite people in a loving way, so we can stop all this hatred, racism, and killings. I think the music industry is trying to take that spirit out of it and really secularize it- but that will never happen! it is the word of god speaking to his people.

  4. Alyssa Milano:

    As a mom I would so love to have an award ceremony like the VMAs to watch with my kids because my son, who is 4, loves music so much, but obviously I don’t feel comfortable, we saw a little of it because my husband was watching it for work purposes, my son says ‘ why are there so many holes in [ Miley Cyrus' ] outfit ? ’ which I thought was amazing. So speaking of style, that’s her own personal style.

  5. Stacey Robinault:

    The spouse is always the prime suspect, and it doesnt help that her friends are saying that she told them about a tumultuous relationship, she said in an email. Speaking generally, Baden said recent past injuries could be evident on a victims body, depending on how old they are. In some cases, certain injuries can be present for many weeks. You take a discolorationits purple or blue or red or yellow or green and look at it under the microscope, one can get a good idea of how long theyve been there, Baden said. ALEXIS SHARKEYS MOM CONVINCED FOUL PLAY TO BLAME IN DAUGHTERS DEATH Tom Sharkey told local ABC13 he and his wife did not fight before she left that Friday, but he He added:I know what my life was with my wife.

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