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Pronunciation: [ˈɒɹətə] (IPA)

An orator can mean a public speaker or someone who delivers a speech or lecture to an audience. Synonyms for the word orator include speaker, lecturer, presenter, declaimer, rhetorician, minister, preacher, evangelist, and advocate. Each of these words emphasizes a different aspect of public speaking. "Speaker" and "presenter" are neutral terms that simply describe someone who gives a speech. "Lecturer" emphasizes the educational aspect of public speaking. "Rhetorician" and "declaimer" imply a formal, literary or theatrical style, whereas "minister," "preacher," and "evangelist" refer to religious speakers who address a congregation or religious community. Finally, "advocate" emphasizes persuasion or presenting a particular viewpoint.

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Usage examples for Orator

Every orator knows that a great assembly acts upon the speaker as really as he acts upon it: its emotions are like a rush of waters to sweep him away, beyond his intentions or his ordinary powers.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
How much would an orator impress his audience if he delivered his lecture in a sitting posture?
"Dollars and Sense"
Col. Wm. C. Hunter
This gentleman came to Congress with a great reputation as an orator.
"Memoirs of Orange Jacobs"
Orange Jacobs

Famous quotes with Orator

  • Brevity is the best recommendation of speech, whether in a senator or an orator.
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • Great is our admiration of the orator who speaks with fluency and discretion.
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • No poet or orator has ever existed who believed there was any better than himself.
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • An orator is the worse person to tell a plain fact.
    Maria Edgeworth
  • Who can wonder at the attractiveness... of the bar, for our ambitious young men, when the highest bribes of society are at the feet of the successful orator?
    Marsilio Ficino

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