To speak or arrange for beforehand; to order or engage against a future time; as, to bespeak goods, a right, or a favor.
- To be or give a sign of; indicate. See Synonyms at indicate.
- To engage, hire, or order in advance. See Synonyms at book.
- To request: bespeak a favor.
- To foretell; portend: fearful weapons that bespeak great loss of life.
- Archaic To speak to; address.