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talk

 
Noun talk has 5 senses
  1. talk, talking - an exchange of ideas via conversation; "let's have more work and less talk around here"
    --1 is a kind of conversation
    --1 has particulars:
     cant, pious platitude; dialogue, dialog, duologue; heart-to-heart; shmooze; shop talk; wind, idle words, jazz, nothingness; yak, yack, yakety-yak, chatter, cackle
    Derived forms: verb talk4, verb talk3, verb talk2, verb talk1
  2. talk - (`talk about' is a less formal alternative for `discussion of') discussion; "his poetry contains much talk about love and anger"
    --2 is a kind of
    discussion, treatment, discourse
    Derived forms: verb talk2, verb talk1
  3. talk - the act of giving a talk to an audience; "I attended an interesting talk on local history"
    --3 is a kind of
    lecture, lecturing
    --3 has particulars: chalk talk
  4. lecture, public lecture, talk - a speech that is open to the public; "he attended a lecture on telecommunications"
    --4 is a kind of address, speech
    Derived form: verb talk6
  5. talk, talk of the town - idle gossip or rumor; "there has been talk about you lately"
    --5 is a kind of gossip, comment, scuttlebutt
    Derived form: verb talk5
Verb talk has 6 senses
  1. talk, speak - exchange thoughts; talk with; "We often talk business"; "Actions talk louder than words"
    --1 is one way to communicate, intercommunicate
    Derived forms: noun talk2, noun talk1, noun talking1
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue talk
  2. talk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise - express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize"
    --2 is one way to communicate, intercommunicate
    Derived forms: noun talk2, noun talk1, noun talker1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  3. speak, talk - use language; "the baby talks already"; "the prisoner won't speak"; "they speak a strange dialect"
    --3 is one way to communicate, intercommunicate
    Derived forms: noun talk1, noun talker1
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue talk
  4. spill, talk - reveal information; "If you don't oblige me, I'll talk!"; "The former employee spilled all the details"
    --4 is one way to tell
    Derived form: noun talk1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  5. spill the beans, let the cat out of the bag, talk, tattle, blab, peach, babble, sing, babble out, blab out - divulge confidential information or secrets; "Be careful--his secretary talks"
    --5 is one way to disclose, let on, bring out, reveal, discover, expose, divulge, impart, break, give away, let out
    Antonyms: keep quiet, shut one's mouth, keep one's mouth shut
    Derived form: noun talk5
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  6. lecture, talk - deliver a lecture or talk; "She will talk at Rutgers next week"; "Did you ever lecture at Harvard?"
    --6 is one way to teach, learn, instruct
    Derived forms: noun talk4, noun talker1
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue talk
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