speaking, speech production(noun)
the utterance of intelligible speech
public speaking, speechmaking, speaking, oral presentation(adj)
delivering an address to a public audience
"people came to see the candidates and hear the speechmaking"
capable of or involving speech or speaking
"human beings--the speaking animals"; "a speaking part in the play"
One's ability to communicate vocally in a given language.
The act of communicating vocally.
An oral recitation of e.g. a story.
Used in speaking.
one's normal speaking voice
The sight was more speaking than any speech could be.
It was her first speaking part: she screamed.
Having the ability of speech.
speaking parrot; speaking clock
uttering speech; used for conveying speech; as, man is a speaking animal; a speaking tube
seeming to be capable of speech; hence, lifelike; as, a speaking likeness
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
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'speaking' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2091
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'speaking' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1092
The numerical value of speaking in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of speaking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of speaking in a Sentence
Speaking personally I'll be advocating that we use the proceeds to help us pay down aircraft, but there's clearly some interest among our shareholders that they will get some of the proceeds as well, the board I'm sure will be generous and do whatever is in the best interest of Ryanair's shareholders.
Do speak positively. For, you can liberate yourself by speaking like that. Contrariwise, you can enslave yourself by speaking negatively.
I would be places, I would be at work, and if [ my girlfriend ] would call or hear anyone laughing, or speaking, or doing anything in the background, she'd be like,' Who is that ?' then she'd be like,' Well, say my name then, and tell me that you love me.'.
I work specifically with the Muslim community, many are also Farsi speaking, sometimes they come to the church because they are curious. Sometimes they are asylum seekers and sometimes they are just visiting from places like Iran and Afghanistan, so they secretly get baptized and then they go back.
We want more pressure on the regime to engage in the negotiation and continue in the negotiation to reach a political solution in six months, as (U.N. Security Council Resolution) 2254 says, just speaking about a political transition without any advancement, we will lose our trust in the process and our people will lose their trust in us and in the process itself. Hariri said Syria and its ally Iran wanted the fighting to continue until they could declare a military victory, and they were not abiding by agreements to de-escalate the fighting in areas such as Eastern Ghouta, a besieged rebel-held enclave.
Popularity rank by frequency of use
Translations for speaking
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for speaking »
Find a translation for the speaking definition in other languages:
Select another language:
- - Select -
- 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
- 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
- Español (Spanish)
- Esperanto (Esperanto)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- Português (Portuguese)
- Deutsch (German)
- العربية (Arabic)
- Français (French)
- Русский (Russian)
- ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
- 한국어 (Korean)
- עברית (Hebrew)
- Gaeilge (Irish)
- Українська (Ukrainian)
- اردو (Urdu)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
- Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- தமிழ் (Tamil)
- Türkçe (Turkish)
- తెలుగు (Telugu)
- ภาษาไทย (Thai)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Čeština (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Românește (Romanian)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Ελληνικά (Greek)
- Latinum (Latin)
- Svenska (Swedish)
- Dansk (Danish)
- Suomi (Finnish)
- فارسی (Persian)
- ייִדיש (Yiddish)
- հայերեն (Armenian)
- Norsk (Norwegian)
- English (English)