Speaking meaning

spēkĭng
Speaking is the act of talking.

An example of speaking is when you are talking.

An example of speaking is when you give a lecture in public.

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True to life; lifelike.

A speaking likeness.

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Expressive or telling; eloquent.
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That speaks or seems to speak; expressive; eloquent; vivid.

A speaking likeness.

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Used in or for speech.
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Allowing or admitting of speech.

Within speaking range.

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The act or art of a person who speaks.
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That which is spoken; utterance; discourse.
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Used in speaking.

One's normal speaking voice.

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Expressive; eloquent.

The sight was more speaking than any speech could be.

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Involving speaking.

It was her first speaking part: she screamed.

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Having the ability of speech.
  • (in compounds) Having competence in a language.
    The English-speaking gentleman gave us directions; I travel in Russian-speaking countries; the French-speaking world listened in to the broadcast.

Speaking parrot; speaking clock.

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One's ability to communicate vocally in a given language.

I can read and understand mosts texts in German, but my speaking is awful.

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The act of communicating vocally.
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An oral recitation of e.g. a story.
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Present participle of speak.
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The definition of speaking is something used for talking and communicating.

An example of speaking is the voice you use when you give a lecture.

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on speaking terms
  • Friendly enough to exchange superficial remarks:.
    We're on speaking terms with the new neighbors.
  • Ready and willing to communicate; not alienated or estranged.
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on speaking terms
  • Friendly enough to exchange greetings or carry on conversation.
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