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Definition of 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.
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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