v. i.

  1. To utter words or articulate sounds, as human beings; to express thoughts by words; as, the organs may be so obstructed that a man may not be able to speak.
  2. To express opinions; to say; to talk; to converse.
  3. To utter a speech, discourse, or harangue; to adress a public assembly formally.
  4. To discourse; to make mention; to tell.
  5. To give sound; to sound.
  6. To convey sentiments, ideas, or intelligence as if by utterance; as, features that speak of self-will.

v. t.

  1. To utter with the mouth; to pronounce; to utter articulately, as human beings.
  2. To utter in a word or words; to say; to tell; to declare orally; as, to speak the truth; to speak sense.
  3. To declare; to proclaim; to publish; to make known; to exhibit; to express in any way.
  4. To talk or converse in; to utter or pronounce, as in conversation; as, to speak Latin.
  5. To address; to accost; to speak to.