SpeechRecognition: speechend event

The speechend event of the Web Speech API is fired when speech recognized by the speech recognition service has stopped being detected.


Use the event name in methods like addEventListener(), or set an event handler property.

addEventListener("speechend", (event) => {});

onspeechend = (event) => {};

Event type

A generic Event with no added properties.


You can use the speechend event in an addEventListener method:

const recognition = new webkitSpeechRecognition() || new SpeechRecognition();

recognition.addEventListener("speechend", () => {
  console.log("Speech has stopped being detected");

Or use the onspeechend event handler property:

recognition.onspeechend = () => {
  console.log("Speech has stopped being detected");


Web Speech API
# eventdef-speechrecognition-speechend
Web Speech API
# dom-speechrecognition-onspeechend

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See also