Definitions of speech:
  • noun:   (language) communication by word of mouth
    Example: "His speech was garbled"
  • noun:   the exchange of spoken words
    Example: "They were perfectly comfortable together without speech"
  • noun:   something spoken
    Example: "He could hear them uttering merry speeches"
  • noun:   the mental faculty or power of vocal communication
  • noun:   a lengthy rebuke
  • noun:   words making up the dialogue of a play
    Example: "The actor forgot his speech"
  • noun:   your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally
    Example: "Her speech was barren of southernisms"
  • noun:   the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience

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