speak up

Definitions of speak up
  1. verb
    express one's opinion openly and without fear or hesitation
    “John spoke up at the meeting”
    synonyms: animadvert, opine, sound off, speak out
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    types:
    editorialise, editorialize
    insert personal opinions into an objective statement
    type of:
    declare
    state emphatically and authoritatively
  2. verb
    speak louder; raise one's voice
    “The audience asked the lecturer to please speak up
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    type of:
    mouth, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize
    express in speech
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