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Definition of Talk

Talk

  1. To utter words; esp., to converse familiarly; to speak, as in familiar discourse, when two or more persons interchange thoughts.
  2. To confer; to reason; to consult.
  3. To prate; to speak impertinently.
  4. To speak freely; to use for conversing or communicating; as, to talk French.
  5. To deliver in talking; to speak; to utter; to make a subject of conversation; as, to talk nonsense; to talk politics.
  6. To consume or spend in talking; -- often followed by away; as, to talk away an evening.
  7. To cause to be or become by talking.
  8. The act of talking; especially, familiar converse; mutual discourse; that which is uttered, especially in familiar conversation, or the mutual converse of two or more.
  9. Report; rumor; as, to hear talk of war.
  10. Subject of discourse; as, his achievment is the talk of the town.

Talk Quotations

Don't talk about yourself; it will be done when you leave.
Wilson Mizner

When we talk to God, we're praying. When God talks to us, we're schizophrenic.
Jane Wagner

If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
Nelson Mandela

Software innovation, like almost every other kind of innovation, requires the ability to collaborate and share ideas with other people, and to sit down and talk with customers and get their feedback and understand their needs.
Bill Gates

When you see a person, do you just concentrate on their looks? It's just a first impression. Then there's someone who doesn't catch your eye immediately, but you talk to them and they become the most beautiful thing in the world. The greatest actors aren't what you would call beautiful sex symbols.
Brad Pitt
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Talk Translations

talk in Afrikaans is praat, gesels
talk in Danish is tale
talk in Dutch is spreken, praten
talk in Finnish is puhua
talk in French is parlons, parlent, parler, parlez
talk in Latin is sermo, fama
talk in Norwegian is snakke, tale
talk in Portuguese is falar, conversa
talk in Spanish is charla, charlar, conversacion, hablar, discusion
talk in Swedish is tala, samtal, prat, samtala
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