Definitions for talk

Definitions for (noun) talk

Main entry: talk

Definition: the act of giving a talk to an audience

Usage: I attended an interesting talk on local history

Main entry: talk, talking

Definition: an exchange of ideas via conversation

Usage: let's have more work and less talk around here

Main entry: talk

Definition: discussion; (`talk about' is a less formal alternative for `discussion of')

Usage: his poetry contains much talk about love and anger

Main entry: talk, talk of the town

Definition: idle gossip or rumor

Usage: there has been talk about you lately

Main entry: lecture, talk, public lecture

Definition: a speech that is open to the public

Usage: he attended a lecture on telecommunications

Definitions for (verb) talk

Main entry: talk, lecture

Definition: deliver a lecture or talk

Usage: She will talk at Rutgers next week; Did you ever lecture at Harvard?

Main entry: let the cat out of the bag, peach, talk, tattle, blab, blab out, babble, babble out, spill the beans, sing

Definition: divulge confidential information or secrets

Usage: Be careful--his secretary talks

Main entry: speak, verbalise, verbalize, utter, mouth, talk

Definition: express in speech

Usage: She talks a lot of nonsense; This depressed patient does not verbalize

Main entry: talk, spill

Definition: reveal information

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

Main entry: talk, speak

Definition: exchange thoughts; talk with

Usage: We often talk business; Actions talk louder than words

Main entry: talk, speak

Definition: use language

Usage: the baby talks already; the prisoner won't speak; they speak a strange dialect

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