1. v. i. To utter words or articulate sounds, as human beings; to express thoughts by words; as, the organs may be so obstructed that a man may not be able to speak.
2. v. i. To express opinions; to say; to talk; to converse.
3. v. i. To utter a speech, discourse, or harangue; to adress a public assembly formally.
4. v. i. To discourse; to make mention; to tell.
5. v. i. To give sound; to sound.
6. v. i. To convey sentiments, ideas, or intelligence as if by utterance; as, features that speak of self-will.
7. v. t. To utter with the mouth; to pronounce; to utter articulately, as human beings.
8. v. t. To utter in a word or words; to say; to tell; to declare orally; as, to speak the truth; to speak sense.
9. v. t. To declare; to proclaim; to publish; to make known; to exhibit; to express in any way.
10. v. t. To talk or converse in; to utter or pronounce, as in conversation; as, to speak Latin.
11. v. t. To address; to accost; to speak to
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And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord, which am but dust and ashes:
And he said unto him, Oh let not the Lord be angry, and I will speak: Peradventure there shall thirty be found there. And he said, I will not do it, if I find thirty there.
And he said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord: Peradventure there shall be twenty found there. And he said, I will not destroy it for twenty's sake.