Definitions of speech

  1. words making up the dialogue of a play; " the actor forgot his lines"
  2. your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally; " his manner of speaking was quite abrupt"; " her speech was barren of southernisms"; " I detected a slight accent in his speech"
  3. the mental faculty or power of vocal communication; " language sets homo sapiens apart from all other animals"
  4. a lengthy rebuke; " a good lecture was my father's idea of discipline"; " the teacher gave him a talking to"
  5. something spoken; " he could hear them uttering merry speeches"
  6. the exchange of spoken words; " they were perfectly comfortable together without speech"
  7. The faculty of uttering articulate sounds or words; the faculty of expressing thoughts by words or articulate sounds; the power of speaking.
  8. he act of speaking; that which is spoken; words, as expressing ideas; language; conversation.
  9. Talk; mention; common saying.
  10. formal discourse in public; oration; harangue.
  11. ny declaration of thoughts.
  12. The power of uttering articulate sounds or words; expression of thought in words; that which is spoken; conversation; a language or dialect; as, Italian is a musical speech; formal discourse in public, or the published report of it; as, to make a speech; oration.
  13. That which is spoken: language: the power of speaking: oration: any declaration of thoughts: mention.
  14. The power of speaking; a public address; discourse.
  15. A language.
  16. The faculty of uttering articulate sounds or words; language; that which is spoken; formal discourse in public; an oration.
  17. The expression of thoughts by words or articulate sounds; language; an oration; a formal discourse.