3.5.2 Make speech

Use this domain for words related to making a speech--to talk for a long time to many people.

OMC Codes: 
537 Oratory
544 Public Lectures
  • What words refer to making a speech?
    make a speech, give a speech, preach, sermonize, teach, lecture (v), give a talk on, address (v), orate, public speaking
  • What words refer to the person making the speech?
    speaker, preacher, teacher, lecturer
  • What words refer to the people listening to the speech?
  • What words refer to what is said?
    speech, sermon, lecture (n), talk (n), address (n), oration, homily
  • What words refer to the parts of a speech?
    introduction, body of a speech, point, make a point, conclusion, concluding remarks,
  • What words refer to knowing or learning how to give a good speech?
    oratory, homiletics
  • What words describe a speaker who talks for a long time?
    long winded
  • Report

    Use this domain for words related to reporting something--to say that something has happened and to tell about it.

    Louw Nida Codes: 
    33O Inform, Announce
    33P Assert, Declare
    33S Preach, Proclaim
  • What words refer to reporting about something that has happened?
    to report, give a report, give an account, broadcast, claim
  • What words refer to the message that is reported?
    report, account
  • News, message

    Use this domain for words referring to something someone says, which relays information from someone else, or about something someone has done.

  • What words refer to something someone says?
    news, message, report, account
  • What words refer to someone who takes a message to someone?
  • Figurative

    Use this domain for words referring to figurative speech--saying something that is not meant to be understood literally (according to the normal meaning of each word), or saying something that compares one thing to another.

  • What words refer to figurative speech?
    figurative, not literal, metaphorical, figure of speech, colorful language
  • What words refer to particular types of figures of speech?
    metaphor, simile, comparison
  • Admit

    Use this domain for words referring to admitting something--saying that you have done wrong, or that your beliefs were wrong

    Louw Nida Codes: 
    33V Admit, Confess, Deny
  • What words refer to admitting something?
    admit, confess, acknowledge
  • What words refer to refusing to admit something?
    deny, disavow, disclaim