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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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References in periodicals archive ?
The actor questioned how someone who speaks ill of the country can be celebrated
Under the blasphemy law, anyone who speaks ill of Islam and the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) commits a crime and could face the death penalty, but activists say vague terminology has led to its misuse.
Asalah said that she is not the secretive type and has nothing to hide, in addition to the fact that despite her daring personality and attitude, she never speaks ill of anyone regardless of her feelings towards a specific person.
2, 2011 (TAP) - A group of gunmen shot dead Wednesday Pakistan's Minister for Minorities, a Christian, making him the second senior official to be killed this year for challenging a blasphemy law under which anyone who speaks ill of Islam faces the death penalty.
I was appalled to read the introductory paragraph of "Whoever Speaks Ill of Us" [Readings, April], which included excerpts from depositions against Christopher Columbus.