Origin of speech
SYNONYMS FOR speech
Related formsself-speech, noun
Examples from the Web for speech
There is no such thing as speech so hateful or offensive it somehow “justifies” or “legitimizes” the use of violence.
Freedom of speech, then, is sometimes not worth the trouble that comes with it.
This is a blow against freedom of speech, we were told, by the likes of Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson.
Speech, in this case, is our ability to spend money on a goofy entertainment.
It was something ineffable and harder to define: freedom of speech.
It is, if I may be allowed to say so, the sinister suggestion in your speech, inspector—superintendent I mean.The Green Rust|Edgar Wallace
In a sweet and sonorous voice she made her speech, and told her story.The Art of Disappearing|John Talbot Smith
The Queen's speech contained no decided feature beyond recommending a reform in the administration of the Courts of Equity.
He was aware that his speech was growing far louder than necessary.Cytherea|Joseph Hergesheimer
We could not express ourselves fully if we lacked any of these parts of speech.Plain English|Marian Wharton
British Dictionary definitions for speech
- the act or faculty of speaking, esp as possessed by personsto have speech with somebody
- (as modifier)speech therapy