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An informal address or lecture
“Matt's talk at that conference suggested that the key to success was having a long-term vision.”
A period of conversation or discussion
“Mildred and I had a nice talk over some tea and crumpets.”
Formal discussions or negotiations over a period
“He would obstruct the strike for weeks, before holding a secret talk with local authority employers.”
Language characteristic of a particular group or subject
“I couldn't understand any of that medical talk by the doctors. It was all Greek to me!”
Communication by spoken words
“There were many people at the party, all engaging in various levels of talk.”
Rumour, gossip, or speculation
“Brian says that talk of a collusion has been around for some time.”
The subject of discourse or discussion
“The talk between the politicians was of issues pertaining to national security.”
To speak in order to give information or express ideas or feelings
“Ron Burgundy would start to talk as soon as the cameras started rolling.”
To discuss or have a conversation with another
“Let's go somewhere quiet so we can talk.”
To give a formal often extended talk on a subject
“The headmaster would often talk at school assemblies about the need for students to behave themselves.”
Reveal secret or confidential information
“His primary henchman was under arrest and Paolo feared that he would talk.”
To spread rumours or gossip
“She's the bride-to-be who's got the whole country talking about her cold feet.”
To say or give voice to
“You're talking a lot of nonsense.”
(talk of or about) To make mention of
“I don't want to talk about how horrible my date was last night.”
(talk into) To persuade someone
“William, could you talk your brother Harry into joining us for dinner?”
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