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Definition of Speech
SpeechSpeech 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
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;
People of a strange speech and of an hard language.
4. Talk; mention; common saying.
The duke . . . did of me demand What was the speech
among the Londoners Concerning the French journey.
5. formal discourse in public; oration; harangue.
The constant design of these orators, in all their
speeches, was to drive some one particular point.
6. ny declaration of thoughts.
I. with leave of speech implored, . . . replied.
Syn: Syn. Harangue; language; address; oration. See
Harangue, and Language.
Speech Speech, v. i. & t.
To make a speech; to harangue. [R.]
Meaning of Speech from wikipedia
- Play media Speech
is human vocal communication using
language. Each language
uses phonetic combinations
and consonant sounds
that form the sound...
is a principle
of an individual
or a community
to articulate their opinions
and ideas without
fear of retaliation...
- Speech synthesis
is the artificial production
of human speech
. A computer system
used for this purpose
a speech computer
- Speech disorders
or speech impairments
are a type of communication disorder where normal speech
is disrupted. This can mean stuttering, lisps, etc. Someone...
- A political stump speech
is a standard speech
used by a politician running
for office. Typically
many appearances prepares
- In traditional
grammar, a part of speech
(abbreviated as POS or PoS) is a category
(or, more generally, of lexical
- The Misogyny Speech
was a parliamentary speech delivered
by Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard
on 9 October
2012 in reaction
to the opposition
- "I Have a Dream" is a public speech
that was delivered
by American civil rights activist
minister, Martin Luther
King Jr., during
- by computers. It is also known
as automatic speech recognition
(ASR), computer speech recognition
to text (STT). It incorporates knowledge
- The Speech
to: The Speech
(fiction), trope among science fiction
(book), 2009 book about Barack Obama
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