speak - İngilizce Türkçe Sözlükten Çeviri - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Turkish translation of “speak”

See all translations

speak

verb
 
 
/spiːk/ ( past tense spoke, past participle spoken)
SAY WORDS [I] A1 to say something using your voice
konuşmak
to speak loudly/quietly There was complete silence - nobody spoke.Saying and utteringSaying againWays of speaking
speak to sb mainly UK ( mainly US speak with sb) to talk to someone
biriyle konuşmak
Could I speak to Mr Davis, please? Have you spoken with your new neighbors yet?Informal talking and conversation
speak about/of sth to talk about something
bir şey hakkında konuşmak
He refused to speak about the matter in public.Informal talking and conversation
speak English/French/German, etc A1 to be able to communicate in English/French/German, etc
yabancı dil konuşmak
Do you speak English?Using other languages
IN PUBLIC [I] to make a speech to a large group of people
konuşma yapmak
She was invited to speak at a conference in Madrid.Lecturing and addressing
speak for/on behalf of sb to express the feelings, opinions, etc of another person or of a group of people
birisi adına konuşmak
I've been chosen to speak on behalf of the whole class.Saying and utteringSaying againExpressing and asking opinionsRemarks and remarkingControlling emotions
generally/personally, etc speaking B2 used to explain that you are talking about something in a general/personal, etc way
genel/kişisel anlamda
Personally speaking, I don't like cats.Informal talking and conversation
so to speak used to explain that the words you are using do not have their usual meaning
tâbiri caizse, deyim yerindeyse, neredeyse, âdeta, sanki
→  See also speak/talk of the devil , speak your mind Figurative use of language
(Definition of speak from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “speak” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

kick off

the time when a game of football starts, or when it begins again after it has stopped because of a goal, etc.

Word of the Day

She’s got very good posture. (How we stand and sit)

by Liz Walter,
May 27, 2015
Recently on this blog, we looked at the words that we use to describe the way we move. This week we’re looking at words for describing our bodies when they are still, whether we are standing or sitting. Since most of us do far too much of this, let’s start with sitting.

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More