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Talk Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


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

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • an exchange of ideas via conversation; "let's have more work and less talk around here" ,
  • discussion; (`talk about' is a less formal alternative for `discussion of'); "his poetry contains much talk about love and anger" ,
  • the act of giving a talk to an audience; "I attended an interesting talk on local history" ,
  • a speech that is open to the public; "he attended a lecture on telecommunications" ,
  • idle gossip or rumor; "there has been talk about you lately"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Talk'


  • DC Talk: DC Talk (styled as dc Talk), was a Grammy -winning Christian rap trio. The group was formed in Lynchburg, Virginia in 1987 by Toby ...
  • Talk: Talk may refer to: Conversation , interactive communication between two or more people. Speech , the production of a spoken language ...
  • Talk radio: Talk radio is a radio format containing discussion about topical issues. Most shows are regularly hosted by a single individual, and ...
  • Talk show: A talk show or chat show (as it is known in the UK ) is a television programming or radio program ming genre in which one person (or group ...
  • Google Talk: Google Talk is an instant messaging service that provides both text and voice communication The instant messaging service is colloquially ...
  • Talk (song): "Talk" is a song by British alternative rock band Coldplay . Built around a motif from Kraftwerk 's 1981 song "Computer Love ", it was ...

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'Talk' example sentence in quotations


* Billy No I will not make out with you. Did ya hear that this girl wants to make out with me in the middle of class. You got Chlorophyll Man up there talking about God knows what and all she can talk about is making out with me. I'm here to learn, everybody, not to make out with you. Go on with the chlorophyll. - Billy Madison

* You lose it if you talk about it. - Ernest Hemingway

* No one would talk much in society, if he knew how often he misunderstood others. - Johann von Goethe


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Talk Sample Sentences in News


  • Meredith Vieira's daytime talk show renewed for second season
    Meredith Vieira has another notch on her show biz belt -- a successful daytime talk show. Read more on this news related to 'Talk'
  • Computers Could Talk Themselves into Giving Up Secrets
    Malware might use a voice synthesizer to bypass some security controllers, researchers say. Voice-control features designed to make PCs and smartphones easier to use, especially for people with disabilities, may also provide ways for hackers to bypass security protections and access the data stored on those devices. Read more on this news related to 'Talk'
  • Gignac plays down talk of Marseille bust-up
    Marseille striker Andre-Pierre Gignac has played down talk of a rift in the camp of the Ligue 1 leaders after reports that he came to blows with team-mate Brice Dja Djedje. Sports daily L'Equipe reported on Friday that Gignac punched Dja Djedje after the Ivorian full-back refused to acknowledge him in the canteen at the club's training ground on Thursday. Read more on this news related to 'Talk'

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