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Definitions for spoken
ˈspoʊ kənspo·ken

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spokenadjective

    uttered through the medium of speech or characterized by speech; sometimes used in combination

    "a spoken message"; "the spoken language"; "a soft-spoken person"; "sharp-spoken"


  1. spokenadjective

    Relating to speech

  2. spokenadjective

    Speaking in a specified way

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Spokenparticiple passive of speak.

    Wouldst thou be spoken for to the king? 2 Kings iv. 13.

    The original of these signs for communication is found in viva voce, in spoken language. William Holder, Elements of Speech.


  1. Spoken

    Spoken is the past participle form of "to speak".


  1. spoken

    Spoken refers to anything that is expressed or communicated through oral or verbal language. It usually pertains to sound produced by the human voice that forms words and sentences, used in everyday communication, public speaking, or other forms of verbal interaction.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spoken

    of Speak

  2. Spokenadjective

    uttered in speech; delivered by word of mouth; oral; as, a spoken narrative; the spoken word

  3. Spokenadjective

    characterized by a certain manner or style in speaking; -- often in composition; as, a pleasant-spoken man

  4. Etymology: [p. p. of Speak.]


  1. Spoken

    Spoken is a hard rock band from Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Spoken

    spōk′n, pa.p. of speak, used as adj. in 'civil-spoken,' &c.

Editors Contribution

  1. spoken

    Relating to speech.

    They did have spoken words of love, unity, peace and joy towards their wedding day

    Submitted by MaryC on February 28, 2020  

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  1. spoken

    Song lyrics by spoken -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by spoken on the Lyrics.com website.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'spoken' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3618

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'spoken' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2338

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of spoken in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of spoken in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of spoken in a Sentence

  1. Joe Kent:

    All Americans are entitled to due process, the J6 political prisoners have been deprived of this for 9 months, all Americans should be outraged that this is happening and that so few of our political leaders have spoken up against this.

  2. Terry Shumaker:

    That is a real tradition. Virtually everybody that has run for president has spoken at one or more of those over the years, my guess is that will really heat up after the new year, and that's a great way to meet a crowd that's not a typical political crowd -- it's bipartisan, heavy on business people and education and non-profit types and students.

  3. David Reitze:

    It's the first time the universe has spoken to us through gravitational waves, up to now we've been deaf to them.

  4. Omar Jamal:

    This is up to Ilhan Omar, she has really spoken in a very dangerous way, and its going to be up to her to reach out to people and fix this.

  5. Calisen CEO Bert Pijls:

    We have spoken to a few investors before launching, and that has given us confidence in this process, it is a domestic infrastructure asset that is not cyclical and not really affected by customer sentiment.

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