HyperDic: bespeak

English > 2 senses of the word bespeak:
VERBcommunicationbespeak, betoken, indicate, point, signalbe a signal for or a symptom of
communicationbespeak, request, ask for, call for, questexpress the need or desire for
bespeak > pronunciation
Soundsbihspiy'k
Rhymesantique ... wreak: 54 rhymes with iyk...
English > bespeak: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningBe a signal for or a symptom of.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymsbetoken, indicate, point, signal
Narrowerbode, portend, auspicate, prognosticate, omen, presage, betoken, foreshadow, augur, foretell, prefigure, forecast, predictIndicate by signs
markDesignate as if by a mark
BroadertellLet something be known
Spanishapuntar, demostrar, indicar
Catalanapuntar, demostrar, indicar
English > bespeak: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningExpress the need or desire for; ask for.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsrequest, ask for, call for, quest
Narrowerappeal, invokerequest earnestly (something from somebody)
applyask (for something)
askmake a request or demand for something to somebody
ask out, ask, invite out, take outmake a date
begask to obtain free
callCall a meeting
challengeask for identification
claimask for legally or make a legal claim / claim to, as of debts, for example
claim, lay claim, arrogatedemand as being one's due or property
demandrequest urgently and forcefully
demandask to be informed of
desireExpress a desire for
encorerequest an encore, from a performer
excuse, beg offask for permission to be released from an engagement
invite, call forrequest the participation or presence of
invite, ask inask to enter
invite, ask over, ask roundinvite someone to one's house
ordermake a request for something
petitionWrite a petition for something to somebody
reserveObtain or arrange (for oneself) in advance
reserve, hold, bookArrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance
solicit, beg, tapmake a solicitation / solicitation or entreaty for something
supplicateask for humbly or earnestly, as in prayer
Broadercommunicate, pass on, pass, pass along, put acrosstransmit information
Similar toinvite, call forrequest the participation or presence of
Spanishpedir, rogar, solicitar
Catalandemanar, sol·licitar

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