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1. communication

noun. ['kəˌmjuːnəˈkeɪʃən'] the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information.

Synonyms

  • treatment
  • contact
  • dramaturgy
  • dissuasion
  • examination
  • expression
  • persuasion
  • touch
  • expostulation
  • human action
  • remonstrance
  • act
  • post
  • suasion
  • exam
  • test
  • discourse
  • medium
  • discussion
  • verbal expression
  • mail
  • dramatic art
  • dramatics
  • intercommunication
  • postal service
  • transmission
  • remonstration
  • channel
  • theatre
  • objection
  • mail service
  • human activity
  • theater
  • communicating
  • communication channel
  • line
  • deed
  • verbalism
  • exhortation

Antonyms

  • dissuasion
  • euphemism
  • misconstruction
  • unbelief

Etymology

  • communicacion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • communicationem (Latin)

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  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

2. communication

noun. ['kəˌmjuːnəˈkeɪʃən'] something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups.

Synonyms

  • sign
  • subject matter
  • voice
  • vox
  • vocalisation
  • written language
  • paralinguistic communication
  • contagion
  • infection
  • publication
  • black and white
  • document
  • auditory communication
  • signaling
  • abstract entity
  • visual communication
  • paralanguage
  • style
  • display
  • didacticism
  • expressive style
  • substance
  • psychical communication
  • anomalous communication
  • message
  • written communication
  • content
  • psychic communication
  • language
  • abstraction
  • signal
  • indication
  • phonation
  • indicant
  • vocalism
  • linguistic communication

Antonyms

  • foul ball
  • disconnectedness
  • encouragement
  • dysphemism

Etymology

  • communicacion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • communicationem (Latin)

3. communication

noun. ['kəˌmjuːnəˈkeɪʃən'] a connection allowing access between persons or places.

Synonyms

  • connection
  • connectedness

Antonyms

  • stifle
  • miss
  • disengage

Etymology

  • communicacion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • communicationem (Latin)

4. speech

noun. ['ˈspiːtʃ'] the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience.

Synonyms

  • inaugural
  • sermon
  • lecture
  • oratory
  • oral presentation
  • ending
  • colloquium
  • address
  • dithyramb
  • impromptu
  • close
  • discourse
  • conclusion
  • allocution
  • inaugural address
  • talk
  • body
  • end
  • speech act
  • speechmaking
  • introduction
  • litany
  • preaching
  • public speaking
  • closing
  • public lecture

Antonyms

  • careless
  • long
  • public
  • unrestrained

Etymology

  • speche (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • spæc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. speech

noun. ['ˈspiːtʃ'] (language) communication by word of mouth.

Synonyms

  • spell
  • words
  • speech communication
  • saying
  • spoken communication
  • voice communication
  • spoken language
  • oral communication
  • idiolect
  • magic spell
  • auditory communication
  • soliloquy
  • discussion
  • non-standard speech
  • monologue
  • give-and-take
  • locution
  • charm
  • language
  • word
  • pronunciation
  • orthoepy
  • dictation
  • conversation
  • magical spell

Antonyms

  • communicative
  • generous
  • start
  • ventilated

Etymology

  • speche (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • spæc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. speech

noun. ['ˈspiːtʃ'] something spoken.

Synonyms

  • vocalization

Antonyms

  • unconfined
  • coarse

Etymology

  • speche (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • spæc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. speech

noun. ['ˈspiːtʃ'] a lengthy rebuke.

Synonyms

  • reproval
  • sermon
  • lecture
  • curtain lecture
  • rebuke
  • preaching
  • reproof
  • reprimand
  • reprehension

Antonyms

  • monetization
  • defeat
  • beginning
  • victory

Etymology

  • speche (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • spæc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. speech

noun. ['ˈspiːtʃ'] the exchange of spoken words.

Synonyms

  • speech production

Antonyms

  • disjoin
  • inaccurate

Etymology

  • speche (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • spæc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. speech

noun. ['ˈspiːtʃ'] your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally.

Synonyms

  • address
  • tone of voice
  • shibboleth
  • style
  • paralanguage
  • modulation
  • paralinguistic communication
  • tongue
  • tone
  • catch
  • inflection
  • expressive style
  • delivery
  • elocution
  • manner of speaking

Antonyms

  • distant
  • open
  • unseal
  • far

Etymology

  • speche (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • spæc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. speech

noun. ['ˈspiːtʃ'] words making up the dialogue of a play.

Synonyms

  • cue
  • actor's line
  • throwaway
  • dialogue
  • aside
  • line
  • words
  • dialog
  • monologue

Antonyms

  • birth
  • go
  • skew
  • tactlessness

Etymology

  • speche (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • spæc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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