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talked, past participle; talked, past tense; talks, 3rd person singular present; talking, present participle;
  1. Speak in order to give information or express ideas or feelings; converse or communicate by spoken words
    • - the two men talked
    • - we'd sit and talk about jazz
    • - it was no use talking to Anthony
    • - you're talking rubbish
  2. Have the power of speech
    • - he can talk as well as you or I can
  3. Discuss personal or intimate feelings
    • - we need to talk, Maggie
  4. Have formal dealings or discussions; negotiate
    • - they won't talk to the regime that killed their families
  5. Discuss something thoroughly

  6. Address (someone) in a hectoring or self-important way without listening to their replies
    • - he never talked at you
  7. Reprimand or scold (someone)
    • - someone will have to talk to Lily
  8. Used to emphasize the seriousness, importance, or extent of the thing one is mentioning or in the process of discussing
    • - we're talking big money
  9. Use (a particular language) in speech
    • - we were talking German
  10. Persuade or cause (someone) to do something by talking
    • - don't try to talk me into acting as a go-between
  11. Reveal secret or confidential information; betray secrets

  12. Gossip
    • - you'll have the whole school talking
  1. Conversation; discussion
    • - there was a slight but noticeable lull in the talk
  2. A period of conversation or discussion, esp. a relatively serious one
    • - my mother had a talk with Louis
  3. An informal address or lecture

  4. Rumor, gossip, or speculation
    • - there is talk of an armistice
  5. Empty promises or boasting
    • - he's all talk
  6. A current subject of widespread gossip or speculation in (a particular place)
    • - within days I was the talk of the town
  7. Formal discussions or negotiations over a period
    • - peace talks

  1. an exchange of ideas via conversation; "let's have more work and less talk around here"
  2. exchange thoughts; talk with; "We often talk business"; "Actions talk louder than words"
  3. discussion; (`talk about' is a less formal alternative for `discussion of'); "his poetry contains much talk about love and anger"
  4. express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize"
  5. speak: use language; "the baby talks already"; "the prisoner won't speak"; "they speak a strange dialect"
  6. the act of giving a talk to an audience; "I attended an interesting talk on local history"
  7. Talk is a 1994 Australian film directed by Susan Lambert and starring Victoria Longley and Angie Milliken.
  8. Talk was an American magazine which was published from 1999 to 2001.
  9. Talk is the debut album by Australian rock group Paul Kelly and the Dots and was originally released on 30 March 1981 by Mushroom Records and re-released in 1990. ...
  10. "Talk" is an Obie award winning play written by Carl Hancock Rux, first produced at the Joseph Papp Public Theater New York Shakespeare Festival about the strife between art and politics, race and reason, mixing experimental theater, Greek choruses, jazz-like rhetorical improvisation, post- ...
  11. talk was a program originally used for live text communication between different users of a single multi-user computer running the Unix operating system. In 1983, a new version of talk was introduced as a Unix command with BSD v4. ...
  12. "Talk" is a song by the British alternative rock band Coldplay. Built around a motif from Kraftwerk's 1981 song "Computer Love", it was written by all members of the band and appeared on their third album, X&Y. ...
  13. A conversation or discussion; A lecture; A major topic of social discussion; Empty boasting, promises or claims; To communicate, usually by means of speech; To discuss; Confess, especially implicating others; Criticize someone for something of which one is guilty oneself; Gossip
  14. (talking) The action of the verb to talk
  15. (talks) Meetings to discuss a particular matter
  16. (Talking) To dream of talking, denotes that you will soon hear of the sickness of relatives, and there will be worries in your affairs. To hear others talking loudly, foretells that you will be accused of interfering in the affairs of others. ...
  17. ("Talking) To Americans" was a regular feature presented by Rick Mercer[?] on the Canadian political satire show This Hour Has 22 Minutes.
  18. (TALKING) Self-expression; a need for communication; coming in contact with whatever is depicted
  19. (Talking) Dictionary 2007 English <-> Chinese-Traditional for Windows is part of a complete language learning and management solution for your PC. ...
  20. (Talking) Don't forget that the first words your child ever said were from hearing YOU say them. That principle with keep on throughout life. When we hear someone saying a word again and again, it sticks. So don't forget to work on your own vocabulary -- and talk to your child! ...
  21. (Talking) Routine in which the cards of a ventriloquist/magican tell the audience how tricks are done.
  22. (talking) I remember going to Ian and Zane's two year appointment and the pediatrician asking me if they were saying 10-15 words.  And I honestly had to count on my fingers how many words they were saying. ...
  23. Talking about what you read is an effective technique (a) while you’re reading for reducing subvocalisation and (b) after you’re read for increasing retention
  24. Presentation about a particular career area, e.g. Teaching, or by an employer.
  25. Conversation and interview radio format.