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  • as inpromote
  • as inrepresent
  • as inurge
  • as inadvocate
  • as indefend

synonyms for speak for

  • advertise
  • advocate
  • benefit
  • bolster
  • boost
  • build up
  • cooperate
  • develop
  • encourage
  • endorse
  • further
  • improve
  • popularize
  • publicize
  • push
  • push for
  • sell
  • speed
  • sponsor
  • stimulate
  • support
  • uphold
  • urge
  • aid
  • assist
  • avail
  • back
  • befriend
  • champion
  • contribute
  • cry
  • espouse
  • forward
  • foster
  • hype
  • nourish
  • nurture
  • patronize
  • plug
  • propagandize
  • puff
  • recommend
  • serve
  • subsidize
  • succor
  • call attention to
  • get behind
  • work for
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antonyms for speak for

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  • block
  • cease
  • conceal
  • decrease
  • delay
  • depress
  • disapprove
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • halt
  • handicap
  • harm
  • hide
  • hinder
  • hurt
  • impede
  • injure
  • lessen
  • let down
  • obstruct
  • oppose
  • prevent
  • protest
  • reject
  • repress
  • stop
  • undermine
  • weaken
  • deprive
  • ignore
  • neglect
  • starve
  • take
  • withhold
  • condemn
  • degrade
  • demote
  • discredit
  • dishonor
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How to use speak for in a sentence

“Perhaps you do not speak my language,” she said in Urdu, the tongue most frequently heard in Upper India.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Now first we shall want our pupil to understand, speak, read and write the mother tongue well.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
To be wiser than other men is to be honester than they; and strength of mind is only courage to see and speak the truth.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
Since this is a law of vibration, it is unscientific to speak of giving an overtone, for all tones contain overtones.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
When we speak against one capital vice, we ought to speak against its opposite; the middle betwixt both is the point for virtue.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
"I hope you don't think I speak always to strangers, like that," said the girl in the rose hat.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
A good many children seem to be like savages in distinguishing those to whom one is bound to speak the truth.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
You speak with about as little reflection as we might expect from one of those children down there playing in the sand.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The other is the new theory: that the Bible is the work of many men whom God had inspired to speak or write the truth.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Strive to speak or sing fluently without breaking the quality of tone used.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
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