Definition of Speech. Meaning of Speech. Synonyms of Speech

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Definition of Speech

Speech
Speech Speech, n. [OE. speche, AS. sp?c, spr?, fr. specan, sprecan, to speak; akin to D. spraak speech, OHG. spr[=a]hha, G. sprache, Sw. spr?k, Dan. sprog. See Speak.] 1. The faculty of uttering articulate sounds or words; the faculty of expressing thoughts by words or articulate sounds; the power of speaking. There is none comparable to the variety of instructive expressions by speech, wherewith man alone is endowed for the communication of his thoughts. --Holder. 2. he act of speaking; that which is spoken; words, as expressing ideas; language; conversation. Note: Speech is voice modulated by the throat, tongue, lips, etc., the modulation being accomplished by changing the form of the cavity of the mouth and nose through the action of muscles which move their walls. O goode God! how gentle and how kind Ye seemed by your speech and your visage The day that maked was our marriage. --Chaucer. The acts of God . . . to human ears Can nort without process of speech be told. --Milton. 3. A particular language, as distinct from others; a tongue; a dialect. People of a strange speech and of an hard language. --Ezek. iii. 6. 4. Talk; mention; common saying. The duke . . . did of me demand What was the speech among the Londoners Concerning the French journey. --Shak. 5. formal discourse in public; oration; harangue. The constant design of these orators, in all their speeches, was to drive some one particular point. --Swift. 6. ny declaration of thoughts. I. with leave of speech implored, . . . replied. --Milton. Syn: Syn. Harangue; language; address; oration. See Harangue, and Language.
Speech
Speech Speech, v. i. & t. To make a speech; to harangue. [R.]

Meaning of Speech from wikipedia

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- Censorship is the suppression of speech, public communication, or other information, on the basis that such material is considered objectionable, harmful...
- debate over freedom of speech, hate speech and hate speech legislation. The laws of some countries describe hate speech as speech, gestures, conduct, writing...
- A speech act in linguistics and the philosophy of language is something expressed by an individual that not only presents information, but performs an...
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