Synonyms and Antonyms of oral
1 expressed or communicated by voice <a baby's crying is usually interpreted as an oral expression of distress> Synonyms vocal, spoken, uttered, voicedRelated Words articulated, enunciated, pronounced, sonant; breathed, chirped, drawled, gasped, intoned, mouthed, mumbled, murmured, muttered, purred, shouted, spluttered, sputtered, squeaked, whisperedNear Antonyms inarticulate; mute, quiet, silent; unexpressed, unsaid, unspoken, unuttered, unvoiced; surd, voicelessAntonyms nonvocal
2 made or carried on through speaking rather than in writing <lawyers for the plaintiff will be presenting oral arguments before the Supreme Court next week> Synonyms nuncupative, verbal, spoken, unwritten, viva voce, word-of-mouthRelated Words consensual, implicit, informal; articulated, verbalized; given, pronounced, said, sounded, stated, told, voicedNear Antonyms explicit, formalAntonyms paper, written
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