bespeak: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (bi-spēk'), [key]
— -spoke -spake -spo&sylken -spoke -speak&syling.
- to ask for in advance: to bespeak the reader's patience.
- to reserve beforehand; engage in advance; make arrangements for: to bespeak a seat in a theater.
- to speak to; address.
- to show; indicate: This bespeaks a kindly heart.
- to foretell; forebode.
- bespeak (Thesaurus)