What is another word for speeches?

76 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ spˈiːt͡ʃɪz], [ spˈiːt‍ʃɪz], [ s_p_ˈiː_tʃ_ɪ_z]

Speeches are a popular form of public speaking. Synonyms for speeches include presentations, talks, addresses, lectures, orations, sermons, discourse, monologues, and recitations. A presentation is usually a detailed explanation demonstrating a certain set of skills to an audience. Talks are casual conversations used to discuss various topics. Addresses are formal speeches given in public to a large gathering of people. Lectures are educational presentations given to students in higher education to teach and inform them on certain topics. Oration is a formal and eloquent speech given on a notable occasion. Sermons are religious speeches given by priests or pastors in a church. Discourse is a formal discussion among people on certain topics. Monologues are spoken performances by a single performer. Recitations are the act of repeating or declaiming something aloud, especially a piece of poetry.

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Usage examples for Speeches

Quickly the hour passed and the call came to form ranks for the march to the town square, where speeches were to be made and prayers were to be read before the march to the station.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
"Don't tell me my husband can't make pretty speeches," said Charlotte.
"The Locusts' Years"
Mary Helen Fee
Seldom is the beginning more than a half-page in length; often the play is got under way in two or three speeches.
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Sir James M. Barrie George Middleton Althea Thurston Percy Mackaye Lady Augusta Gregor Eugene Pillot Anton Tchekov Bosworth Crocker Alfred Kreymborg Paul Greene Arthur Hopkins Paul Hervieu Jeannette Marks Oscar M. Wolff David Pinski Beulah Bornstead Herma

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