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
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Rank popularity for the word 'speaking' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2091
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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
Practically speaking, I would say one important take-home message is that there are many potential factors that may lead people to take their lives.
I don't want to raise hope that might turn out to be dashed, i want to ensure that as far as is humanly possible, I am speaking out for Australians and for Australian values, but I also have to respect and defend Australia's friendships.
The sense Nixon had was that he was speaking for all those people who had served in the past, and who were getting pushed aside by the civil rights agenda, or being pushed aside by students and anti-war protesters, so he was going to articulate their concerns.
In those German speaking countries, 120,000 people downloaded the app and we raised $850,000, thanks to that we were able to provide 1.7 million school meal to children in Lesotho.
I know of no manner of speaking so offensive as that of giving praise, and closing it with an exception.
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