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Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Talk'

Talk Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    talk n
  1. an exchange of ideas via conversation; "let's have more work and less talk around here" [syn: talking]
  2. (`talk about' is a less formal alternative for `discussion of') discussion; "his poetry contains much talk about love and anger"
  3. the act of giving a talk to an audience; "I attended an interesting talk on local history"
  4. a speech that is open to the public; "he attended a lecture on telecommunications" [syn: lecture, public lecture]
  5. idle gossip or rumor; "there has been talk about you lately" [syn: talk of the town] v
  6. exchange thoughts; talk with; "We often talk business"; "Actions talk louder than words" [syn: speak]
  7. express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize" [syn: speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise]
  8. use language; "the baby talks already"; "the prisoner won't speak"; "they speak a strange dialect" [syn: speak]
  9. reveal information; "If you don't oblige me, I'll talk!"; "The former employee spilled all the details" [syn: spill]
  10. divulge confidential information or secrets; "Be careful--his secretary talks" [syn: spill the beans, let the cat out of the bag, tattle, blab, peach, babble, sing, babble out, blab out] [ant: keep quiet]
  11. deliver a lecture or talk; "She will talk at Rutgers next week"; "Did you ever lecture at Harvard?" [syn: lecture]
Talk Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    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
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Talk'


  • DC Talk: DC Talk (styled as dc Talk), is a Grammy -winning Christian rock music 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 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 (American and Australian English ) or chat show (British ) is a television or radio program where one person (or group of ...
  • Talk Talk: Talk Talk were an English musical group, active from 1981 to 1991. "Today", "Talk Talk", "It's My Life ", "Such a Shame ", "Dum Dum Girl ...
  • Google Talk: Google Talk is a freeware Microsoft Windows (XP , Server 2003 , Vista and Windows 7 ) instant messaging and voice over internet ...
  • List of talk show hosts: This is a list of talk show hosts, sorted alphabetically by their surnames.-_ NOTOC_ A Host! width"150" | Country ! width"400" | Talk show ...
  • Talk (song): "Talk" is a song by the British alternative rock band Coldplay . Built around a motif from Kraftwerk 's 1981 song "Computer Love ", it ...

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'Talk' in famous quotation sentence


* 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


  • Why was the Black Hat talk on Tor de-anonymization mysteriously canceled?
    Questions remain about a talk now pulled talk that purported to demonstrate a way to deanonymize Tor users at Black Hat USA. Read more on this news related to 'Talk'
  • Plenty to talk about as F1 takes a break
    "I'm not so excited about going into the summer break, as we speak," championship-leading Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg told reporters after finishing fourth and behind team mate Lewis Hamilton in Hungary on Sunday. "We need to discuss it, we will discuss it, and we will see how we move forward." The team's non-executive chairman Niki La Read more on this news related to 'Talk'
  • Talk on cracking Internet anonymity service Tor canceled
    By Joseph Menn SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A highly anticipated talk on how to identify users of the Internet privacy service Tor was withdrawn from the upcoming Black Hat security conference, a spokeswoman for the event said on Monday. The talk was canceled at the request of attorneys for Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, where the speakers work as research Read more on this news related to 'Talk'

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