What is the verb form of speak?

What is the verb form of speak?

speak ​Definitions and Synonyms ​‌‌‌

present tense
he/she/it speaks
present participle speaking
past tense spoke
past participle spoken

Which is correct spoke with or spoke to?

Here’s the difference between “spoke with” and “spoke to.” “Spoke with” is a more intimate conversation between two people. There’s usually an exchange, it’s two-way communication. Eg, “I spoke with my friend” “I spoke with my mother last night.” “Spoke to” is more “at” people. It’s less intimate and more abstract.

What does in spite mean?

Despite and in spite of, despite what you may have heard, work identically in a sentence. In other words, these two prepositions, in spite of what you may have heard, are basically identical. In most cases, both mean “notwithstanding,” “even though,” or “regardless of.”

What is the synonym of spoken?

Synonyms. articulate uttered viva-voce expressed unwritten word-of-mouth verbal verbalised oral verbalized.

Has spoken or had spoken?

I have spoken =Present perfect tense. I had spoken=Past perfect tense (the past participle is ‘spoken’ not ‘spoke’).

Which speaks to meaning?

(idiomatic) To give evidence regarding something; to attest or provide evidence for; to bespeak. (idiomatic) To address a particular topic. (idiomatic) To (figuratively) resonate with, to feel emotionally relevant to. His music really speaks to me.

What is the difference between spoke and spoken?

Spoke is the simple past form of speak. Spoken is the past participle form of speak. It is helpful to remember the three forms altogether: speak, spoke, spoken. Most of the verbs in simple past and past participle forms will have -ed appended to its simple present form, for example, work, worked, worked.

What’s another word for despite?

What is another word for despite?

regardless of in spite of
even though even with
for all in contempt of
in defiance of in the face of
notwithstanding undeterred by

What does in spite of yourself mean?

: even though one does not want to or expect to I ended up having a good time in spite of myself.

What is another way to say furthermore?

Synonyms of furthermore

  • additionally,
  • again,
  • also,
  • besides,
  • either,
  • further,
  • likewise,
  • more,

Which is correct speak with or speak to?

“Speak to” can also be used for the situation where A talks and B listens without speaking. You are more likely to encounter speak with in American English, which employs the verb + with construction (speak with, meet with) very much more than British English does.