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Synonyms for speak

talk

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converse

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lecture

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deal with

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speak for something or someone: represent

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  • represent
  • act for or on behalf of
  • appear for
  • hold a brief for
  • hold a mandate for

speak for something or someone: support

speak out or up: speak publicly

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  • speak publicly
  • have your say
  • speak your mind
  • sound off
  • stand up and be counted
  • speak openly
  • speak frankly
  • make your position plain

speak out or up: speak loudly

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  • speak loudly
  • raise your voice
  • make yourself heard
  • say it loud and clear

speak to someone: address

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to engage in spoken exchange

to direct speech to

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to express oneself in speech

to talk to an audience formally

speak for: to serve as an official delegate of

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A few days before Bush's arrival, a government spokesman, Guivi Targamadze, warned on public television against any "individual attempting to speak ill of our country or of Mister Bush.
It is not pleasant to speak ill of anyone who has just lost a parent, but to expect a council to show more concern for your own mother than you do is a pretty depressing state of affairs
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He led the country through a relevant phase of its history," said President Fox, who, like most politicians, even his enemies, were reluctant to speak ill of the deceased man.
Management offered all three severance pay only if they signed a contract promising not to speak ill of the Journals.
A big surprise with Moore's monument is that it does not include the 11th commandment as handed down by Ronald Reagan: "Thou shalt not speak ill of a fellow Republican.
DID RONALD REAGAN, IN 1966, call "for a Republican Eleventh Commandant: 'Thou shall not speak ill of any fellow Republican"?
The nine were indicted for sabotaging national unity in May 2001, when two of the accused "incited local believers to flee Vietnam and speak ill of the regime," according to a report of the Official Vietnam News Agency.
to speak ill of the leader of another country who is a stranger to him for no reason,'' the spokesman said.
Conservatives and their ditto heads moan that it's politically incorrect to speak ill of blacks, but people who regularly speak ill of blacks are in the majority of Congress now.
More critical voices are being heard in Havana these days as Cuba's economic conditions deteriorate and thousands of refugees flee for the United States--although few dare speak ill of Castro himself.
I DON'T like to speak ill of the dead, whatever their political preferences.
There is an old saying that we should not speak ill of the dead yet when a public figure passes away it would be dishonest to list achievements but overlook appalling acts.
Despite his flaws, Ragheb said that Jihan would never speak ill of him in front of others, adding that "I don't know how she puts up with me.
If we show respect to a leader of a nation, it is also not desirable to speak ill of the Pope, he added.