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Definition of "spoken" []

  • Past participle of speak. (verb)
  • Expressed orally; uttered: spoken words. (adjective)
  • Speaking or using speech in a specified manner or voice. Often used in combination: soft-spoken; plainspoken. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "spoken" in a sentence
  • "True, as Paul says, God “hath in these last days spoken unto us by his Son;” but notice, it is “_hath spoken_.”"
  • "Caithe got her name spoken on ten thousand lips: the woman who fought with the frenzy of a whirlwind."
  • "I heard my name spoken with unswerving certainty by the venomous lips of an ex-stripper."