"talk" Definition

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

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Position in dictionary: 98697 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., n., v. t., v. t., v. t., v. t., n., n., n.,
Words that start with "talk": 5
Words that end with "talk": 11
Words that contain "talk": 27
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English Dictionary Definition of talk

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