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Verb: speak (spoke,spoken, also spake)  speek
  1. Express in speech
    "She speaks a lot of nonsense";
    - talk, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise [Brit]
  2. Exchange thoughts; convey ideas
    "We often speak business";
    - talk
  3. Use language
    "the prisoner won't speak"; "they speak a strange dialect";
    - talk
  4. Give a speech to
    - address
  5. Make a characteristic or natural sound
    "The drums spoke"

Derived forms: spake, speaking, spoken, spoke, speaks

Type of: communicate, intercommunicate, sound

Encyclopedia: Speak, Music!