Dialect and Speech


Dialect noun - The special terms or expressions of a particular group or field.
Usage example: the promotional team for the new computer used a dialect full of acronyms that the press found difficult to follow
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Synonyms for Dialect

Speech is a synonym for dialect in language topic. In some cases you can use "Speech" instead a noun "Dialect", when it comes to topics like words. popular alternative


Speech noun - The stock of words, pronunciation, and grammar used by a people as their basic means of communication.
Usage example: wanting to develop a writing system for his people, Sequoya created a system of 86 symbols representing all the syllables of Cherokee speech
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Synonyms for Speech

Dialect is a synonym for speech in language topic. You can use "Dialect" instead a noun "Speech", if it concerns topics such as words, talk. popular alternative

Nearby Word: speechless

How words are described

good good dialect good speech
similar similar dialect similar speech
common common dialect common speech
formal formal dialect formal speech
Other adjectives: standard, original, actual, black, odd, different, modern.

Both words in one sentence

  • Their normal speech, while more like an sub-dialect of Hiberno-English than a real language, is also pure Limerick, which means that some words unfamiliar to foreigners have more meaning.
  • Karadžić's reforms of the Serbian literary language modernized it and distanced it from Serbian and Russian Church Slavonic, instead bringing it closer to common folk speech, specifically, to the dialect of Eastern Herzegovina which he spoke.
  • But there are many other languages such as the Chakobsa hunting speech of which a dialect is spoken by the Fremen, and the Atreides battle language that is signed (so enemies can't overhear) instead of spoken.
    Source: Common Tongue
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Speech and Dialect. (2016). Retrieved 2022, August 14, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/dialect/speech
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