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bespeak

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of bespeak

  1. 1 to arrange to have something (as a hotel room) held for one's future use bespoke the rental car weeks in advance of their trip Synonyms of bespeak reserve, bookWords Related to bespeak earmark; contract, engage, hire, retain

  2. 2 to make known (something abstract) through outward signs her expression throughout the meeting bespoke great boredom Synonyms of bespeak show, betray, communicate, declare, demonstrate, display, evince, expose, give away, manifest, revealWords Related to bespeak bare, disclose, unbosom, uncloak, uncover; advertise, air, announce, blaze, broadcast, placard, proclaim, publicize, sound, trumpet; projectNear Antonyms of bespeak belie, misrepresent; distort, falsify, garble, twist; camouflage, disguise; gild, gloss (over), varnish, whitewash; conceal, counterfeit, cover, hide, mask, obscure, occlude, veil

  3. 3 to make a request for milady bespoke our indulgence, inviting us to wait in the foyer while she attended to other matters Synonyms of bespeak ask, call (for), desire, plead (for), quest, request, seek, solicit, speak (for), sue (for)Words Related to bespeak apply (for), beg (for), claim, clamor (for), importune, urge, wish (for); demand, enjoin, exact, insist (on), petition (for), press (for), require, requisition; invite, invoke

  4. 4 to serve as a sign or symptom of her impressive virtuosity as a pianist bespeaks years of diligent practice Synonyms of bespeak indicate, betoken, denote, mean, point (to), signify, tell (of)Words Related to bespeak bode, foreshow, foretell, presage



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