Definition of "speaks" []

  • To make (verbal utterances); utter (words) (verb)
  • To communicate or express (something) in or as if in words (verb)
  • To deliver a speech, discourse, etc (verb)
  • To know how to talk in (a language or dialect) (verb)
  • To make a characteristic sound (verb)
  • (of dogs, esp hounds used in hunting) to give tongue; bark (verb)
  • To hail and converse or communicate with (another vessel) at sea (verb)
  • (of a musical instrument) to produce a sound (verb)
  • To be a representative or advocate (of) (verb)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of speak. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "speaks" in a sentence
  • "To deny that it is the Holy Ghost who speaks in Scripture, is an intelligible position; but admitting that _he speaks_, we can only understand his thoughts by listening to his words."
  • "That being said, the natural gas industry will still be hard pressed to develop to its full capability because of an oil and coal influence-addled Congress; please see my piece "Our Lob otomized bied Congress 'Energy Bill Excludes Our Most Efficient, Cleanest, Newly Plentiful Energy Source: Natural Gas", from a year and a half ago -- I believe the title speaks for itself."
  • "I guess the title speaks for itself, and the 234-page manuscript wastes no time with introductions or executive summaries, jumping right into idea #1, Encourage More Students to Attend Community College."