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    talk - Dictionary definition and meaning for word talk

    Definition
    (noun) an exchange of ideas via conversation
    Synonyms : talking
    Example Sentence
    • let's have more work and less talk around here
    Definition
    (noun) discussion; (`talk about' is a less formal alternative for `discussion of')
    Example Sentence
    • his poetry contains much talk about love and anger
    Definition
    (noun) the act of giving a talk to an audience
    Example Sentence
    • I attended an interesting talk on local history
    Definition
    (noun) a speech that is open to the public
    Synonyms : lecture , public lecture
    Example Sentence
    • he attended a lecture on telecommunications
    Definition
    (noun) idle gossip or rumor
    Synonyms : talk of the town
    Example Sentence
    • there has been talk about you lately
    Definition
    (verb) exchange thoughts; talk with
    Synonyms : speak
    Example Sentence
    • We often talk business
    • Actions talk louder than words
    Definition
    (verb) express in speech
    Synonyms : mouth , speak , utter , verbalise , verbalize
    Example Sentence
    • She talks a lot of nonsense
    • This depressed patient does not verbalize
    Definition
    (verb) use language
    Synonyms : speak
    Example Sentence
    • the baby talks already
    • the prisoner won't speak
    • they speak a strange dialect
    Definition
    (verb) reveal information
    Synonyms : spill
    Example Sentence
    • If you don't oblige me, I'll talk!
    • The former employee spilled all the details
    Definition
    (verb) divulge confidential information or secrets
    Example Sentence
    • Be careful--his secretary talks
    Definition
    (verb) deliver a lecture or talk
    Synonyms : lecture
    Example Sentence
    • She will talk at Rutgers next week
    • Did you ever lecture at Harvard?
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