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[Talk]

When you open your mouth and say something, you talk. You tell someone something, or have a conversation, or exchange information. A speech can also be called a talk.

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To utter words; esp., to converse familiarly; to speak, as in familiar discourse, when two or more persons interchange thoughts.

Noun
the act of giving a talk to an audience; "I attended an interesting talk on local history"

Noun
an exchange of ideas via conversation; "let''s have more work and less talk around here"

Noun
(`talk about'' is a less formal alternative for `discussion of'') discussion; "his poetry contains much talk about love and anger"

Noun
idle gossip or rumor; "there has been talk about you lately"

Noun
a speech that is open to the public; "he attended a lecture on telecommunications"

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Verb
deliver a lecture or talk; "She will talk at Rutgers next week"; "Did you ever lecture at Harvard?"

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divulge confidential information or secrets; "Be careful--his secretary talks"

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express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize"

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reveal information; "If you don''t oblige me, I''ll talk!"; "The former employee spilled all the details"

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exchange thoughts; talk with; "We often talk business"; "Actions talk louder than words"

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use language; "the baby talks already"; "the prisoner won''t speak"; "they speak a strange dialect"


n.
To utter words; esp., to converse familiarly; to speak, as in familiar discourse, when two or more persons interchange thoughts.

n.
To confer; to reason; to consult.

n.
To prate; to speak impertinently.

v. t.
To speak freely; to use for conversing or communicating; as, to talk French.

v. t.
To deliver in talking; to speak; to utter; to make a subject of conversation; as, to talk nonsense; to talk politics.

v. t.
To consume or spend in talking; -- often followed by away; as, to talk away an evening.

v. t.
To cause to be or become by talking.

n.
The act of talking; especially, familiar converse; mutual discourse; that which is uttered, especially in familiar conversation, or the mutual converse of two or more.

n.
Report; rumor; as, to hear talk of war.

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Subject of discourse; as, his achievment is the talk of the town.


Talk

Talk , v. i. [imp. & p. p. Talked ; p. pr. & vb. n. Talking.] [Cf. LG. talk talk, gabble, Prov. G. talken to speak indistinctly; or OD. tolken to interpret, MHG. tolkan to interpret, to tell, to speak indistinctly, Dan. tolke to interpret, Sw. tolka, Icel. tlka to interpret, tlkr an interpreter, Lith. tulkas an interpreter, tulkanti, tulk'd3ti, to interpret, Russ. tolkovate to interpret, to talk about; or perhaps fr. OE. talien to speak (see Tale, v. i. & n.).] 1. To utter words; esp., to converse familiarly; to speak, as in familiar discourse, when two or more persons interchange thoughts.
I will buy with you, sell with you, talk with you, walk with you, and so following, but I will not eat with you.
2. To confer; to reason; to consult.
Let me talk with thee of thy judgments.
3. To prate; to speak impertinently. [Colloq.] To talk of, to relate; to tell; to give an account of; as, authors talk of the wonderful remains of Palmyra. "The natural histories of Switzerland talk much of the fall of these rocks, and the great damage done." Addison. -- To talk to, to advise or exhort, or to reprove gently; as, I will talk to my son respecting his conduct. [Colloq.]

Talk

Talk, v. t. 1. To speak freely; to use for conversing or communicating; as, to talk French. 2. To deliver in talking; to speak; to utter; to make a subject of conversation; as, to talk nonsense; to talk politics. 3. To consume or spend in talking; -- often followed by away; as, to talk away an evening. 4. To cause to be or become by talking. "They would talk themselves mad." Shak. To talk over. (a) To talk about; to have conference respecting; to deliberate upon; to discuss; as, to talk over a matter or plan. (b) To change the mind or opinion of by talking; to convince; as, to talk over an opponent.

Talk

Talk, n. 1. The act of talking; especially, familiar converse; mutual discourse; that which is uttered, especially in familiar conversation, or the mutual converse of two or more.
In various talk the instructive hours they passed.
Their talk, when it was not made up of nautical phrases, was too commonly made up of oaths and curses.
2. Report; rumor; as, to hear talk of war.
I hear a talk up and down of raising our money.
3. Subject of discourse; as, his achievment is the talk of the town. Syn. -- Conversation; colloquy; discourse; chat; dialogue; conference; communication. See Conversation.

To utter words; esp., to converse familiarly; to speak, as in familiar discourse, when two or more persons interchange thoughts.

To speak freely; to use for conversing or communicating; as, to talk French.

The act of talking; especially, familiar converse; mutual discourse; that which is uttered, especially in familiar conversation, or the mutual converse of two or more.

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Usage Examples

Artists don't talk about art. Artists talk about work. If I have anything to say to young writers, it's stop thinking of writing as art. Think of it as work.

As a brother and sister, our tastes were pretty different growing up. He liked a lot of early hip hop. My dad didn't understand it and would try to talk him out of it.

All this talk about equality. The only thing people really have in common is that they are all going to die.

As an actor, you just want to work, and then you just want to be on a show or have a job that you love, and you hope that job will last - those things have happened. To have that platform to then talk about something that is very personal to me like marriage equality, it feels like a gift. I try and really respect that voice and not abuse it.

'Donny and Marie' was a great experience. I tried so hard to be a great talk show host but it's all about relaxing and enjoying it. Marie and I finally figured that out. I would have liked it to continue but I'm kind of glad it's over because of the phenomenal workload.

As a shy kid growing up in Sheffield, I fantasized about how it would be great to be famous so I wouldn't actually have to talk to people and feel awkward. And of course, as we all know from fairy stories, when you achieve that ambition, you find out you don't want it.

Actors always talk about taking their work home and I always think: 'What are you on? You just turn it off. You are at work and then you go home.'

A lot of knowledge in any kind of an organization is what we call task knowledge. These are things that people who have been there a long time understand are important, but they may not know how to talk about them. It's often called the culture of the organization.

Anybody who thinks talk is cheap should get some legal advice.

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

And they didn't have to get into a lot of legal speak or talk ER terms, they were real people. I think that's why so many actresses were attracted to it. And it was just about problems that you could identify with so much, right off the bat.

A woman asking 'Am I good? Am I satisfied?' is extremely selfish. The less women fuss about themselves, the less they talk to other women, the more they try to please their husbands, the happier the marriage is going to be.

As a mom, I always feel I have to protect them. I talk about them because they are the most important things in my life but they are private people. I won't use them for my own press.

A group of us started a community center in Santa Monica. We've tried different programs, and three have worked really well. A poetry group. Once a week we visit Venice High and talk to girls at risk.

Americans try to talk about positive family values, although the actual state of things is disastrous.

A father is a person who's around, participating in a child's life. He's a teacher who helps to guide and shape and mold that young person, someone for that young person to talk to, to share with, their ups and their downs, their fears and their concerns.

'The time has come,' the walrus said, 'to talk of many things: of shoes and ships - and sealing wax - of cabbages and kings.'

A big part of being in a wedding is the financial obligation, and that's something that people don't really talk about, but if you're asked to be in a wedding, you're gonna have to fork over some cash.

Ageism works in both directions. As a teenager in the public eye, people would talk condescendingly to me. When you get older there's this feeling that you have to start carving up your face and body. Right now I'm in the middle ground - I think women in their thirties are taken seriously.

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