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speak

 
Verb speak has 5 senses
  1. talk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise - express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize"
    --1 is one way to communicate, intercommunicate
    Derived forms: noun speech3, noun speaker1, noun speaking1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  2. talk, speak - exchange thoughts; talk with; "We often talk business"; "Actions talk louder than words"
    --2 is one way to communicate, intercommunicate
    Derived form: noun speech4
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
    Somebody ----s to somebody
  3. speak, talk - use language; "the baby talks already"; "the prisoner won't speak"; "they speak a strange dialect"
    --3 is one way to communicate, intercommunicate
    Derived forms: noun speech8, noun speaking1
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue speak
  4. address, speak - give a speech to; "The chairman addressed the board of trustees"
    Derived forms: noun speech1, noun speaking2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    => Somebody ----s
  5. speak - make a characteristic or natural sound; "The drums spoke"
    --5 is one way to
    sound
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
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