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(with object) To say something in order to convey information or to express a feeling
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“Or if he has done nothing wrong, then let him speak his truth and we may let him go.”
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(without object) To say something in order to convey information or to express a feeling
“I waited until I was finally allowed to speak.”
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To make a speech or contribute to a debate
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“Advocates and skeptics alike been invited to speak about climate change.”
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(speak to/with) To have a conversation
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“I was not able to speak to him about the urgent matter as he was busy at the time.”
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(speak of) To mention or discuss in speech or writing
“The book recounts experiences of former staff who speak of being very well taken care of by the firm.”
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(speak to) To talk to in order to reprove or advise
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“Please speak to your son about his terrible career choice.”
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(usually "speak of") To serve as evidence for something
“His frailty at such a young age would speak of a life of hardship.”
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To be able to converse in a foreign language
“Unfortunately, I am unable to speak Italian.”
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To speak in order to give information or express ideas or feelings
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To interact with or engage in communication
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To plead on someone else's behalf
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To be copious in argument or discussion, to descant
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Get a word in edgewise
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Seek to influence (a legislator) on an issue
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While or dawdle away time indolently
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To speak up, especially in a robust, assertive manner
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To run together
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To strive to achieve or do something
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To throw or give off
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To put among or between others
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To greet with friendly words or gestures of respect, such as bowing
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To observe or notice
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To politely or formally ask for
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To make a short sharp sound like a small bird
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