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Synonyms for speech

Synonyms for (noun) speech

Synonyms: speech, language Definition: the mental faculty or power of vocal communication Usage: language sets homo sapiens apart from all other animals

Similar words: faculty, mental faculty, module Definition: one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind

Synonyms: speech, talking to, lecture Definition: a lengthy rebuke Usage: a good lecture was my father's idea of discipline; the teacher gave him a talking to

Similar words: reprehension, reprimand, reproof, reproval, rebuke Definition: an act or expression of criticism and censure Usage: he had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face

Synonyms: speech, actor's line, words Definition: words making up the dialogue of a play Usage: the actor forgot his speech

Similar words: line Definition: text consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen Usage: the letter consisted of three short lines; there are six lines in every stanza

Synonyms: manner of speaking, delivery, speech Definition: your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally Usage: his manner of speaking was quite abrupt; her speech was barren of southernisms; I detected a slight accent in his speech

Similar words: expressive style, style Definition: a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period Usage: all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper

Synonyms: voice communication, oral communication, speech, speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, language Definition: (language) communication by word of mouth Usage: his speech was garbled; he uttered harsh language; he recorded the spoken language of the streets

Similar words: auditory communication Definition: communication that relies on hearing

Synonyms: speech Definition: the exchange of spoken words Usage: they were perfectly comfortable together without speech

Similar words: speaking, speech production Definition: the utterance of intelligible speech

Synonyms: speech Definition: something spoken Usage: he could hear them uttering merry speeches

Similar words: utterance, vocalization Definition: the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication

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

Similar words: speech act Definition: the use of language to perform some act