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Synonyms for discourse

Synonyms for (noun) discourse

Synonyms: discourse Definition: extended verbal expression in speech or writing

Similar words: linguistic unit, language unit Definition: one of the natural units into which linguistic messages can be analyzed

Synonyms: discourse, discussion, treatment Definition: an extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic Usage: the book contains an excellent discussion of modal logic; his treatment of the race question is badly biased

Similar words: communicating, communication Definition: the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information Usage: they could not act without official communication from Moscow

Synonyms: sermon, preaching, discourse Definition: an address of a religious nature (usually delivered during a church service)

Similar words: speech, address Definition: the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience Usage: he listened to an address on minor Roman poets

Synonyms for (verb) discourse

Synonyms: hold forth, discourse, dissertate Definition: talk at length and formally about a topic Usage: The speaker dissertated about the social politics in 18th century England

Similar words: talk, speak Definition: exchange thoughts; talk with Usage: We often talk business; Actions talk louder than words

Synonyms: discourse, converse Definition: carry on a conversation

Similar words: talk, speak Definition: exchange thoughts; talk with Usage: We often talk business; Actions talk louder than words

Synonyms: talk about, discourse, discuss Definition: to consider or examine in speech or writing Usage: The author talks about the different aspects of this question; The class discussed Dante's `Inferno'

Similar words: cover, deal, address, plow, handle, treat Definition: act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression Usage: This book deals with incest; The course covered all of Western Civilization; The new book treats the history of China