State and Speak


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State verb – To convey in appropriate or telling terms.
Usage example: please state the vehicle's mechanical problem as clearly and briefly as possible

Speak is a synonym for state in speech topic. In some cases you can use "Speak" instead a verb "State", when it comes to topics like declare. popular alternative
Nearby Words: statement, status, stated, stating, statesmanship
Synonyms for State


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Speak verb – To express (a thought or emotion) in words.
Usage example: finally spoke her fears

State is a synonym for speak in utter topic. You can use "State" instead the word "Speak" as a verb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as articulate, talk. popular alternative
Nearby Words: speaker, speaking
Synonyms for Speak

Common collocations

word state word speak word
name state name speak name
place state place speak place
number state number speak number
Other nouns: way, words, times.
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