Adjective: spoken spow-kun
Verb: speak (spoke,spoken, also spake) speek
- Uttered through the medium of speech or characterized by speech; sometimes used in combination
"a spoken message"; "the spoken language"; "a soft-spoken person"; "sharp-spoken"
- Express in speech
"She speaks a lot of nonsense";
- talk, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise [Brit]
- Exchange thoughts; convey ideas
"We often speak business";
- Use language
"the prisoner won't speak"; "they speak a strange dialect";
- Give a speech to
- Make a characteristic or natural sound
"The drums spoke"
See also: articulate, expressed, oral, speak for, speak up, unwritten, uttered, verbal, verbalised [Brit], verbalized, viva-voce, word-of-mouth
Type of: communicate, intercommunicate, sound
Encyclopedia: Spoken Speak, Music!