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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Capable of being uttered in words or sentences.

Usage examples (40)
  • Verb (used without object) : He was too ill to speak. ,to speak to a person of various matters. ,She spoke with him for an hour. ,to speak at a meeting
  • Verb (used with object) : to speak words of praise. ,to speak the truth. ,to speak French. ,We spoke a whaler on the fourth day at sea
  • When one thought is spoken, all others become speakable.
  • A number of commands, or “speakable items,” are already created for you. for more
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