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  • as inadmonish
  • as inapproach
  • as inchide
  • as incontact
  • as ingreet
  • as inhail
  • as insee

synonyms for speak to

  • advise
  • berate
  • censure
  • chide
  • enjoin
  • exhort
  • rebuke
  • reprimand
  • scold
  • upbraid
  • warn
  • check
  • counsel
  • ding
  • forewarn
  • glue
  • growl
  • hoist
  • notice
  • rap
  • reprove
  • call down
  • call on the carpet
  • come down hard on
  • draw the line
  • give a going over
  • give a piece of one's mind
  • jack up
  • rap on knuckles
  • sit on
  • slap on wrist
  • talk to
  • tell a thing or two
  • tell off

antonyms for speak to

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  • allow
  • compliment
  • flatter
  • laud
  • permit
  • praise
  • applaud
  • approve
  • commend
  • extol
  • avoid
  • disregard
  • dodge
  • ignore
  • shun
  • slight
  • say goodbye
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How to use speak to 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
Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
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
All the operations of her brain related themselves somehow to to-morrow afternoon.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
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
"Buy something for your wife that-is-to-be," he said to his grand-nephew, as he handed him the folded paper.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
"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
Something remote and ancient stirred in her, something that was not of herself To-day, something half primitive, half barbaric.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
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