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Saw vs. Speech

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Sawnoun

A tool with a toothed blade used for cutting hard substances, in particular wood or metal

Speechnoun

(uncountable) The faculty of uttering articulate sounds or words; the ability to speak or to use vocalizations to communicate.

‘It was hard to hear the sounds of his speech over the noise. He had a bad speech impediment.’;

Sawnoun

A musical saw.

Speechnoun

(countable) A session of speaking; a long oral message given publicly usually by one person.

‘The candidate made some ambitious promises in his campaign speech.’;

Sawnoun

A sawtooth wave.

Speechnoun

A style of speaking.

‘Her speech was soft and lilting.’;

Sawnoun

(obsolete) Something spoken; speech, discourse.

Speechnoun

(grammar) Speech reported in writing; see direct speech, reported speech

Sawnoun

(often old saw) A saying or proverb.

Speechnoun

A dialect or language.

Sawnoun

(obsolete) Opinion, idea, belief; by thy ~, in your opinion; commune ~, common opinion; common knowledge; on no ~, by no means.

Speechnoun

Talk; mention; rumour.

Sawnoun

(obsolete) Proposal, suggestion; possibility.

Speechverb

To make a speech; to harangue.

Sawnoun

(obsolete) Dictate; command; decree.

Speechnoun

The faculty of uttering articulate sounds or words; the faculty of expressing thoughts by words or articulate sounds; the power of speaking.

‘There is none comparable to the variety of instructive expressions by speech, wherewith man alone is endowed for the communication of his thoughts.’;

Sawverb

(transitive) To cut (something) with a saw.

‘They were stoned, they were sawn asunder, were tempted, were slain with the sword: they wandered about in sheepskins and goatskins; being destitute, afflicted, tormented;’;

Speechnoun

he act of speaking; that which is spoken; words, as expressing ideas; language; conversation.

‘O goode God! how gentle and how kindYe seemed by your speech and your visageThe day that maked was our marriage.’; ‘The acts of God . . . to human earsCan nort without process of speech be told.’;

Sawverb

(intransitive) To make a motion back and forth similar to cutting something with a saw.

‘The fiddler sawed away at his instrument.’;

Speechnoun

A particular language, as distinct from others; a tongue; a dialect.

‘People of a strange speech and of an hard language.’;

Sawverb

(intransitive) To be cut with a saw.

‘The timber saws smoothly.’;

Speechnoun

Talk; mention; common saying.

‘The duke . . . did of me demandWhat was the speech among the LondonersConcerning the French journey.’;

Sawverb

(transitive) To form or produce (something) by cutting with a saw.

‘to saw boards or planks (i.e. to saw logs or timber into boards or planks)’; ‘to saw shingles; to saw out a panel’;

Speechnoun

formal discourse in public; oration; harangue.

‘The constant design of these orators, in all their speeches, was to drive some one particular point.’;

Sawinterjection

(slang) what's up (either as a greeting or actual question)

‘— Saw, dude?
— Not much.’;

Speechnoun

ny declaration of thoughts.

‘I. with leave of speech implored, . . . replied.’;

Saw

imp. of See.

Speechverb

To make a speech; to harangue.

Sawnoun

Something said; speech; discourse.

Speechnoun

the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience;

‘he listened to an address on minor Roman poets’;

Sawnoun

A saying; a proverb; a maxim.

‘His champions are the prophets and apostles,His weapons holy saws of sacred writ.’;

Speechnoun

(language) communication by word of mouth;

‘his speech was garbled’; ‘he uttered harsh language’; ‘he recorded the spoken language of the streets’;

Sawnoun

Dictate; command; decree.

‘[Love] rules the creatures by his powerful saw.’;

Speechnoun

something spoken;

‘he could hear them uttering merry speeches’;

Sawnoun

An instrument for cutting or dividing substances, as wood, iron, etc., consisting of a thin blade, or plate, of steel, with a series of sharp teeth on the edge, which remove successive portions of the material by cutting and tearing.

Speechnoun

the exchange of spoken words;

‘they were perfectly comfortable together without speech’;

Sawverb

To cut with a saw; to separate with a saw; as, to saw timber or marble.

Speechnoun

your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally;

‘his manner of speaking was quite abrupt’; ‘her speech was barren of southernisms’; ‘I detected a slight accent in his speech’;

Sawverb

To form by cutting with a saw; as, to saw boards or planks, that is, to saw logs or timber into boards or planks; to saw shingles; to saw out a panel.

Speechnoun

a lengthy rebuke;

‘a good lecture was my father's idea of discipline’; ‘the teacher gave him a talking to’;

Sawverb

Also used figuratively; as, to saw the air.

Speechnoun

words making up the dialogue of a play;

‘the actor forgot his speech’;

Sawverb

To use a saw; to practice sawing; as, a man saws well.

Speechnoun

the mental faculty or power of vocal communication;

‘language sets homo sapiens apart from all other animals’;

Sawverb

To cut, as a saw; as, the saw or mill saws fast.

Speechnoun

the expression of or the ability to express thoughts and feelings by articulate sounds

‘he was born deaf and without the power of speech’;

Sawverb

To be cut with a saw; as, the timber saws smoothly.

Speechnoun

a person's style of speaking

‘she wouldn't accept his correction of her speech’;

Sawnoun

a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people

Speechnoun

a formal address or discourse delivered to an audience

‘he gave a speech about the company’;

Sawnoun

hand tool having a toothed blade for cutting

Speechnoun

a sequence of lines written for one character in a play

‘Antony's speech over Caesar's body’;

Sawnoun

a power tool for cutting wood

Speech

Speech is human vocal communication using language. Each language uses phonetic combinations of vowel and consonant sounds that form the sound of its words (that is, all English words sound different from all French words, even if they are the same word, e.g., or ), and using those words in their semantic character as words in the lexicon of a language according to the syntactic constraints that govern lexical words' function in a sentence.

‘role’; ‘hotel’;

Sawverb

cut with a saw;

‘saw wood for the fireplace’;

Saw

A saw is a tool consisting of a tough blade, wire, or chain with a hard toothed edge. It is used to cut through material, very often wood though sometimes metal or stone.

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