What does spoke mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spoke, wheel spoke, radius(noun)

    support consisting of a radial member of a wheel joining the hub to the rim

  2. rundle, spoke, rung(noun)

    one of the crosspieces that form the steps of a ladder


  1. spoke(Noun)

    A piece that fits between the axle and the round outside, or rim, of a wheel.

  2. spoke(Verb)

    To furnish (a wheel) with spokes.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spoke

    of Speak

  2. Spoke

    of Speak

  3. Spoke

    imp. of Speak

  4. Spoke(noun)

    the radius or ray of a wheel; one of the small bars which are inserted in the hub, or nave, and which serve to support the rim or felly

  5. Spoke(noun)

    a projecting handle of a steering wheel

  6. Spoke(noun)

    a rung, or round, of a ladder

  7. Spoke(noun)

    a contrivance for fastening the wheel of a vehicle, to prevent it from turning in going down a hill

  8. Spoke(verb)

    to furnish with spokes, as a wheel

  9. Origin: [OE. spoke, spake, AS. spca; akin to D. speek, LG. speke, OHG. speihha, G. speiche. 170. Cf. Spike a nail.]


  1. Spoke

    A spoke is one of some number of rods radiating from the center of a wheel, connecting the hub with the round traction surface. The term originally referred to portions of a log which had been split lengthwise into four or six sections. The radial members of a wagon wheel were made by carving a spoke into their finished shape. A spokeshave is a tool originally developed for this purpose. Eventually, the term spoke was more commonly applied to the finished product of the wheelwright's work, than to the materials he used.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Spoke

    spōk, pa.t. of speak.

  2. Spoke

    spōk, n. one of the bars from the nave to the rim of a wheel.—Put a spoke in one's wheel, to thwart a person by some impediment. [A.S. spáca; Dut. speek, Ger. speiche.]

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. spoke

    The portion of the hub and spoke distribution system that refers to transportation mode operators responsible for scheduled delivery to a customer of the


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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'spoke' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1523

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'spoke' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1532

How to pronounce spoke?

  1. Alex
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How to say spoke in sign language?

  1. spoke


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of spoke in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of spoke in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of spoke in a Sentence

  1. Betty McCray:

    I won. The people spoke.

  2. Dale Batdorff:

    The Lord spoke very clearly.

  3. Daniel Kurtzer:

    He came, he spoke, but he didn't conquer.

  4. Myo Thu Soe:

    This officer spoke based on his own feelings.


    Your silence conveyed more than what I spoke!

Images & Illustrations of spoke

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