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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: bespeak (0.01193 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to bespeak.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: bespeak bespeak v 1: be a signal for or a symptom of; “These symptoms indicate a serious illness”; “Her behavior points to a severe neurosis”; “The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued” [syn: betoken, indicate, point, signal] 2: express the need or desire for; ask for; “She requested an extra bed in her room”; “She called for room service” [syn: request, call for, quest] [also: bespoken, bespoke]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Bespeak Bespeak \Be*speak"\, v. i. To speak. [Obs.] --Milton. [1913 Webster] Bespeak \Be*speak"\, n. A bespeaking. Among actors, a benefit (when a particular play is bespoken.) “The night of her bespeak.” --Dickens. [1913 Webster] Bespeak \Be*speak"\, v. t. [imp. Bespoke, Bespake (Archaic); p. p. Bespoke, Bespoken; p. pr. & vb. n. Bespeaking.] [OE. bispeken, AS. besprecan, to speak to, accuse; pref. be- + sprecan to speak. See Speak.] 1. To speak or arrange for beforehand; to order or engage against a future time; as, to bespeak goods, a right, or a favor. [1913 Webster] Concluding, naturally, that to gratify his avarice was to bespeak his favor. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 2. To show beforehand; to foretell; to indicate. [1913 Webster] [They] bespoke dangers . . . in order to scare the allies. --Swift. [1913 Webster] 3. To betoken; to show; to indicate by external marks or appearances. [1913 Webster] When the abbot of St. Martin was born, he had so little the figure of a man that it bespoke him rather a monster. --Locke. [1913 Webster] 4. To speak to; to address. [Poetic] [1913 Webster] He thus the queen bespoke. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

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