speak out

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v speak out express one's opinion openly and without fear or hesitation "John spoke up at the meeting"
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Speak out to assert boldly or loudly
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Quotations

  • John Greenleaf Whittier
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    “Speak out in acts; the time for words has passed, and only deeds will suffice.”
  • Thomas 'Wayne' Brazell
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    “When your work speaks for itself, get out of the way.”
  • Marion D. Hanks
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    “Every human being is trying to say something to others. Trying to cry out I am alive, notice me! Speak to me! Confirm that I am important, that I matter!!”
  • Marcus Aurelius
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    “Remember that what pulls the strings is the force hidden within; there lies the power to persuade, there the life -- there, if one must speak out, the real man.”
  • Bible
    Bible
    “Out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. specan (for sprecan); Dut. spreken, Ger. sprechen.

Usage

In literature:

And, indeed, I did not speak until they came so near that I could make them out.
"The Master of Appleby" by Francis Lynde
But a sick man speaks out of his sickness.
"Bella Donna" by Robert Hichens
If there is, speak out plainly.
"The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow" by Anna Katharine Green
It cost him more self-denial not to go to Lucina and speak out his hope than ever before.
"Jerome, A Poor Man" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
She herself was ashamed to speak out.
"The story of Burnt Njal" by Anonymous
After what I have said, you have a right to speak out.
"Phineas Finn" by Anthony Trollope
Then, before Ellen could speak, Mrs. Lloyd came running out.
"The Portion of Labor" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Speak out, I tell thee, as thou lovest thy life, speak out; drive me not mad by this cautiously-worded tale.
"The Days of Bruce Vol 1" by Grace Aguilar
I didn't want to speak out loud," she said to the teacher, "but I had to, or Snap wouldn't hear me.
"The Bobbsey Twins at Home" by Laura Lee Hope
You may speak out to me.
"Phineas Redux" by Anthony Trollope
During the night a loud bell clanged out, and a soldier came running along the wall to speak to the new sentinel.
"The Empire Annual for Girls, 1911" by Various
PHOEBE: While the tongue lies, the eyes speak out the truth.
"Krindlesyke" by Wilfrid Wilson Gibson
Twice she looked towards him as though she must speak out the thoughts conjured up by this splendid scene.
"Swirling Waters" by Max Rittenberg
Durrance continued to speak out of the darkness, engrossed in what he said, and Ethne did not listen to a word.
"The Four Feathers" by A. E. W. Mason
I coaxed her to speak out her trouble.
"The Late Miss Hollingford" by Rosa Mulholland
He determined, therefore, to speak out.
"The Vicomte de Bragelonne" by Alexandre Dumas
Sometimes he was in danger of speaking out words which said themselves over and over in his head.
"The Golden Silence" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
Now, look here, I'm going to speak out straight, and that's all there is to it.
"The Way of Ambition" by Robert Hichens
Speak out like a man.
"Fitz the Filibuster" by George Manville Fenn
Now speak out; what is it you're keeping back?
"In Honour's Cause" by George Manville Fenn
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In poetry:

This is my creed,
This be my deed:
Faith, or a doubt,
I shall speak out--
And hide not my heart.
"Hide Not Thy Heart" by Richard Watson Gilder
Mr. T.:
The woman speaks the truth,
And there can be no doubt
That we will perish soon
Unless we all clear out.
"Il Janitoro" by George Ade
Then out it speaks an auld witch wife,
Sat in the bower aboon:
"O ye shall gang to Broomfield Hills,
Ye shall not stay at hame.
"The Broomfield Hill" by Andrew Lang
I stood and heard the voice speak out,
Then answered, bowing low in doubt,
"Of what use is a simple song,
That vainly wrestles to be strong?
"A Voice From Dreamland" by Alexander Anderson
He should be king, ye ken wha I mean,
Tho' Whigs that winna allow, allow;
We daurna speak out, but ye needna doubt,
That a' that we tell is true is true.
"Gathering Song" by Carolina Oliphant
Could ye bless him—-father—-mother ?
Bless the dimple in his cheek?
Dare ye look at one another,
And the benediction speak?
Would ye not break out in weeping, and confess yourselves too weak?
"A Child Asleep" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

In news:

On Saturday evening, Friest is speaking out, trying to spread awareness about HIV and AIDS.
Injured Magic Stunt Performer Speaks out.
Herkimer, NY (WIBX) – Assemblywoman Claudia Tenney is speaking out against the state Thruway Authority's proposed toll hike.
A handful of B&G Report readers speak out about the positives and negatives of devices that allow them to stay in touch with their work around the clock.
Kim Kardashian Speaks Out About Divorce: 'It's Hard to Go Through Everything Right Now' (Video).
A marriage traditionalist speaks out By J.D.
A marriage traditionalist speaks out.
1st sweat lodge survivor speaks out.
Now, community members are speaking out about trying to curb the violence.
Readers speak out against unscrupulous lawmakers and twisted media, for Waco's city logo and recycling.
Woman struck now speaks out.
Neighbors speak out against transients.
Bush Aides Speak Out On Attacks.
Murdered vicar 's sister speaks out.
George Zimmerman speaks out through website.
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In science:

Generally speaking, a cell is a definable set where the last variable t has been ‘singled out’: the relation between t and the other variables xi is described using a formula φ(x, t) which has a fixed form for all cells.
Cell Decomposition for semibounded p-adic sets
V ′ · 0, V ′ ) → (H1 , V1 ). (Strictly speaking, we should reduce V ′ to the quotient that acts faithfully on V ′ · 0, but leaving this reduction out does not change the argument.) Let v ∈ V1 , and set ˆv to be any element of V ′ such that α(ˆv ) = v .
Wreath Products of Forest Algebras, with Applications to Tree Logics
Roughly speaking, the star operator ‘ ⋆l r ’ reduces the number of variables in the tensor product of f and g from p + q to p + q − r − l: this operation is realized by first identifying r variables in f and g , and then by integrating out l among them.
Portmanteau inequalities on the Poisson space: mixed regimes and multidimensional clustering
Generally speaking, even when the authors report a reliable synchronization source (GPS, NTP, etc.) for their data, it is impossible to carry out an external con firmation of that.
TASTE. III. A homogeneous study of transit time variations in WASP-3b
In other words, only nonstatic modes circulate around in the loops and one speaks about integrating out the heavy modes.
On Effective Field Theories at Finite Temperature
Strictly speaking, as v0 approaches 1 (or if we go out to large values of x2 ), we would have to use relativistic hydrodynamics instead and, in addition, are no longer justified to neglect the higher order perturbations in the constitutive relation.
Experimental Tests of the Holographic Entropy Bound
Generally speaking, to calculate the synchrotron emission of internal shocks, the following parameters are involved: the outflow luminosity Lm , δ t⊕ , Γ, Γsh , and of course the shock parameters ǫe and ǫB .
Late internal shock model for bright X-ray flares in Gamma-ray Burst afterglows and GRB 011121
Roughly speaking, this restriction is obtained by randomly partitioning all of the input variables into r subsets and zeroing out all subsets whose variables have small “collective in fluence ” (more precisel y, small variation in the sense of [FKR+04]).
Efficiently Testing Sparse GF(2) Polynomials
In particular, while one can still speak of marginally trapped surfaces and dynamical and isolated horizons in the ‘tame’ regions of the full quantum space-time, the notion of an event horizon turns out to be ‘too global’ to be meaningful.
Singularity Resolution in Loop Quantum Cosmology: A Brief Overview
Roughly speaking, in differential geometry this corresponds to the fact that horizontal subspaces are always isomorphic to tangent spaces of the base manifold, so that one can assemble a connection form on the total space out of a collection of locally defined forms on the base space.
Galois-Type Extensions and Equivariant Projectivity
Strictly speaking, the predicted Higgs mass of approximately 170 GeV is ruled out from the experimental data, nevertheless it is rather remarkable that the order of magnitude is correct, given that the NCGS approach based on the particular choice for the algebra A must be seen as an effective theory.
Highlights of Noncommutative Spectral Geometry
The two points, so to speak, have been smeared out over the surface of a sphere; they are replaced by two cells.
Noncommutative Geometry for Pedestrians
Due to the presence of a singularity at J = Jc such an analytic continuation could, strictly speaking, turn out to be not single-valued and even complex.
Theory of rapid (nonadiabatic) rotation of nonspherical nuclei
Strictly speaking, our bilayer graphene system is out of their scope, since the bilayer Hamiltonian is described by the 4 × 4 traceless hermitian matrix.
Edge states of zigzag bilayer graphite nanoribbons
In other words, we do not speak about system states at all, and hence the considerations of the present section do not depend on whether the system is in or out of equilibrium, since these are specifications of the system state, not of the system per se.
Canonical thermalization
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