spack

verb

Definition of spack 

dialectal British past tense of speak

intransitive verb

1a : to utter words or articulate sounds with the ordinary voice : talk

b(1) : to express thoughts, opinions, or feelings orally

(2) : to extend a greeting

(3) : to be friendly enough to engage in conversation still were not speaking after the dispute

c(1) : to express oneself before a group

(2) : to address one's remarks speak to the issue

2a : to make a written statement his diaries … spoke … of his entrancement with death— Sy Kahn

b : to use such an expression often used in the phrase so to speak was at the enemy's gates, so to speak— C. S. Forester

c : to serve as spokesperson

3a : to express feelings by other than verbal means actions speak louder than words

b : signal

c : to be interesting or attractive : appeal great music … speaks directly to the emotions— A. N. Whitehead

4 : to make a request or claim used with for usually used in passive constructions the seat was already spoken for

5 : to make a characteristic or natural sound all at once the thunder spoke— George Meredith

6a : testify

b : to be indicative or suggestive his gold … spoke of riches in the land— Julian Dana

transitive verb

1a(1) : to utter with the speaking voice : pronounce

(2) : to give a recitation of : declaim

b : to express orally : declare free to speak their minds

c : address, accost especially : hail

2 : to make known in writing : state

3 : to use or be able to use in speaking speaks Spanish

4 : to indicate by other than verbal means

5 archaic : describe, depict

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