spoke vs said :

spoke vs said

spoke or said

Spoke is a piece that fits between the axle and the round outside or rim of a wheel. It is also described as the simple past tense of speak which means to communicate with one's voice by saying words out loud, audibly.

"You spoke too soon!"

Said is the past tense of say which  means to pronounce, recite, communicate either verbally or in writing.

"I believe I said, 'go to your room!' "

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  • n  support consisting of a radial member of a wheel joining the hub to the rim
  • n  one of the crosspieces that form the steps of a ladder
  • v  express in speech
  • v  exchange thoughts; talk with
  • v  use language
  • v  give a speech to
  • v  make a characteristic or natural sound
    The drums spoke

  • v  express in words
    He said that he wanted to marry her
  • v  report or maintain
    He said it was too late to intervene in the war
  • v  express a supposition
  • v  have or contain a certain wording or form
  • v  give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority
    I said to him to go home
  • v  speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way
  • v  communicate or express nonverbally
  • v  utter aloud
    She said `Hello' to everyone in the office
  • v  state as one's opinion or judgement; declare
  • v  recite or repeat a fixed text
    She said her `Hail Mary'
  • v  indicate
  • s  being the one previously mentioned or spoken of
    said party has denied the charges
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