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Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Spoken'

Spoken Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    speak v
  1. express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize" [syn: talk, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise]
  2. exchange thoughts; talk with; "We often talk business"; "Actions talk louder than words" [syn: talk]
  3. use language; "the baby talks already"; "the prisoner won't speak"; "they speak a strange dialect" [syn: talk]
  4. give a speech to; "The chairman addressed the board of trustees" [syn: address]
  5. make a characteristic or natural sound; "The drums spoke" [also: spoken, spoke]
Spoken Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    spoken adj
  1. uttered through the medium of speech or characterized by speech; sometimes used in combination; "a spoken message"; "the spoken language"; "a soft-spoken person"; "sharp-spoken" [ant: written]
  2. using the voice in speech; "vocal communication"; "either silent or vocal prayers"; "vocal noises" [syn: vocal]
Spoken Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    spoken See speak
Spoken Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Speak \Speak\, v. i. [imp. Spoke(SpakeArchaic); p. p. Spoken(Spoke, Obs. or Colloq.); p. pr. & vb. n. Speaking.] [OE. speken, AS. specan, sprecan; akin to OF.ries. spreka, D. spreken, OS. spreken, G. sprechen, OHG. sprehhan, and perhaps to Skr. sph[=u]rj to crackle, to thunder. Cf. Spark of fire, Speech.]
  1. To utter words or articulate sounds, as human beings; to express thoughts by words; as, the organs may be so
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Spoken'

  • Spoken: Spoken is the past tense verbal form of "to speak ". Spoken may also refer to: Spoken (band), a Christian rock group from Arkansas ...
  • Spoken word: Spoken word is used as a musical or entertainment term, referring to works or performances that consist solely or mostly of one person ...
  • Spoken language: Spoken language is a form of human communication in which word s derived from a large vocabulary (usually at least 10,000) together with a ...
  • Spoken (band): Spoken is an alternative rock / post-hardcore band from Fayetteville, Arkansas . Band history Beginnings: Starting in 1996 , Spoken ...
  • Spoken (album): Spoken is the self-titled sixth studio album released by Christian hard rock band Spoken . The album was released on September 25, 2007 ...

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* I could have spoken from Rhode Island where I have been staying ... But I felt that, in speaking from the house of Lincoln, of Jackson, and of Wilson, my words would better convey both the sadness I feel in the action I was compelled today to make and the firmness with which I intend to pursue this course until the orders of the federal court at Little Rock can be executed without unlawful interference. (On sending troops to enforce integration in Little Rock AR High School) - Dwight D Eisenhower

* The angels are so enamoured of the language that is spoken in heaven, that they will not distort their lips with the hissing and unmusical dialects of men, but speak their own, whether there be any who understand it or not. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

* When you hear a kind word spoken about a friend, tell him so. - H. Jackson Brown Jr.

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