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speak British & World English

Say something in order to convey information or to express a feeling

-speak British & World English

Forming nouns denoting a manner of speaking, characteristic of a specified field or group

speak English Thesaurus

she refused to speak about the incident

talk in riddles British & World English

Express oneself in an ambiguous or puzzling manner

speak out British & World English

Express one’s opinions frankly and publicly

speak up British & World English

Speak more loudly

speak volumes British & World English

(Of a gesture, circumstance, etc.) convey a great deal without using words

speak ill of British & World English

Say (or think) something critical about (someone)

so to speak British & World English

Used to highlight the fact that one is describing something in an unusual or metaphorical way

speak up for British & World English

Speak in support of

management-speak British & World English

Language regarded as characteristic of that used by managers in business, especially in being needlessly complex or filled with jargon

speak well of British & World English

Praise (or criticize)

—— to speak of British & World English

Used to indicate that there is so little of something that it is hardly worth mentioning

speak to in speak British & World English

Answer (a question) or address (an issue or problem)

speak of in speak British & World English

Mention or discuss in speech or writing

not to speak of British & World English

Used in introducing a further factor to be considered

speak for oneself British & World English

Give one’s own opinions

speak for yourself British & World English

Used to tell someone that an opinion they have expressed is not shared by oneself

speak in tongues British & World English

Speak in an unknown language during religious worship, regarded as one of the gifts of the Holy Spirit (Acts 2)

speak one's mind British & World English

Express one’s opinions frankly

speak for in speak British & World English

Express the views or position of (another)

speak of the devil British & World English

Said when a person appears just after being mentioned

speak out of turn British & World English

Speak in a tactless way

speak the same language British & World English

Understand one another as a result of shared opinions or values

—— to speak of in speak British & World English

Used to indicate that there is so little of something that it is hardly worth mentioning

speak out in speak British & World English

Express one’s opinions frankly and publicly

actions speak louder than words British & World English

What someone actually does means more than what they say they will do

so to speak in so1 British & World English

Used to highlight the fact that one is describing something in an unusual or metaphorical way

speak volumes in speak British & World English

(Of a gesture, circumstance, etc.) convey a great deal without using words

misspeak British & World English

Express oneself in an insufficiently clear or accurate way

the love that dare not speak its name British & World English

An allusive term for homosexuality

speak ill of in ill British & World English

Say (or think) something critical about (someone)

speak one's mind in speak British & World English

Express one’s opinions frankly

doublespeak British & World English

Deliberately euphemistic, ambiguous, or obscure language

leet2 British & World English

An informal language or code used on the Internet, in which standard letters are often replaced by numerals or special characters

speakeasy British & World English

(In the US during Prohibition) an illicit liquor shop or drinking club

technospeak British & World English

Another term for technobabble.

speak up in speak English Thesaurus

you'll have to speak up to be heard

talk in riddles in riddle1 British & World English

Express oneself in an ambiguous or puzzling manner

speak for oneself in speak British & World English

Give one’s own opinions

speak in tongues in speak British & World English

Speak in an unknown language during religious worship, regarded as one of the gifts of the Holy Spirit (Acts 2)

speak for in speak English Thesaurus

the MP who speaks for the Liberal Democrats on education

not to speak of in speak British & World English

Used in introducing a further factor to be considered

speak for yourself in speak British & World English

Used to tell someone that an opinion they have expressed is not shared by oneself


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