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talk
n. the act of giving a talk to an audience; "I attended an interesting talk on local history"
talking, talk
n. an exchange of ideas via conversation; "let's have more work and less talk around here"
talk
n. discussion; (`talk about' is a less formal alternative for `discussion of'); "his poetry contains much talk about love and anger"
talk of the town, talk
n. idle gossip or rumor; "there has been talk about you lately"
public lecture, talk, lecture
n. a speech that is open to the public; "he attended a lecture on telecommunications"
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talk, lecture
v. deliver a lecture or talk; "She will talk at Rutgers next week"; "Did you ever lecture at Harvard?"
blab out, babble out, let the cat out of the bag, spill the beans, sing, babble, peach, blab, tattle, talk
v. divulge confidential information or secrets; "Be careful--his secretary talks"
talk, spill
v. reveal information; "If you don't oblige me, I'll talk!"; "The former employee spilled all the details"
speak, talk
v. exchange thoughts; talk with; "We often talk business"; "Actions talk louder than words"
talk, speak
v. use language; "the baby talks already"; "the prisoner won't speak"; "they speak a strange dialect"
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commentary, comment
n. a written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material; "he wrote an extended comment on the proposal"
oral communication, voice communication, spoken language, spoken communication, speech communication, language, speech
n. (language) communication by word of mouth; "his speech was garbled"; "he uttered harsh language"; "he recorded the spoken language of the streets"
blether, prate, chin music, idle talk, prattle
n. idle or foolish and irrelevant talk
give-and-take, word, discussion
n. an exchange of views on some topic; "we had a good discussion"; "we had a word or two about it"
slang term, slang expression, slang
n. informal language consisting of words and expressions that are not considered appropriate for formal occasions; often vituperative or vulgar; "their speech was full of slang expressions"
ranting, rant, harangue
n. a loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion
have words, chew up, chew out, bawl out, call down, dress down, reproof, take to task, call on the carpet, lambast, lambaste, remonstrate, berate, chide, scold, jaw, reprimand, lecture, trounce, rag, rebuke
v. censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"
talk, lecture
v. deliver a lecture or talk; "She will talk at Rutgers next week"; "Did you ever lecture at Harvard?"
talk, lecture
v. deliver a lecture or talk; "She will talk at Rutgers next week"; "Did you ever lecture at Harvard?"
inform
v. act as an informer; "She had informed on her own parents for years"
admonish, caution, monish
v. warn strongly; put on guard
call, address
v. greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name; "He always addresses me with `Sir'"; "Call me Mister"; "She calls him by first name"
flesh out, exposit, lucubrate, dilate, expound, expand, enlarge, expatiate, elaborate
v. add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing; "She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation"
flesh out, exposit, lucubrate, dilate, expound, expand, enlarge, expatiate, elaborate
v. add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing; "She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation"
speak, talk
v. exchange thoughts; talk with; "We often talk business"; "Actions talk louder than words"
talk, speak
v. use language; "the baby talks already"; "the prisoner won't speak"; "they speak a strange dialect"
discourse, converse
v. carry on a conversation
report
v. make known to the authorities; "One student reported the other to the principal"
inform on, turn in, report
v. make known to the authorities; "One student reported the other to the principal"
gibber, twaddle, tittle-tattle, gabble, blabber, tattle, blab, prattle, maunder, clack, prate, palaver, piffle, chatter
v. speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
chatter
v. make noise as if chattering away; "The magpies were chattering in the trees"
claver, chaffer, chit-chat, shoot the breeze, chew the fat, chitchat, confab, confabulate, chat, visit, jaw, gossip, natter, chatter
v. talk socially without exchanging too much information; "the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"
dish the dirt, gossip
v. wag one's tongue; speak about others and reveal secrets or intimacies; "She won't dish the dirt"
bruit, rumour, rumor
v. tell or spread rumors; "It was rumored that the next president would be a woman"
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call, address
v. greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name; "He always addresses me with `Sir'"; "Call me Mister"; "She calls him by first name"
speak, address
v. give a speech to; "The chairman addressed the board of trustees"
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keep one's mouth shut, shut one's mouth, keep quiet
v. refrain from divulging sensitive information; keep quiet about confidential information; "Don't tell him any secrets--he cannot keep his mouth shut!"
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Parts Of Speech
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  • Verbs
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  • Adverbs
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Relationships
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  • Synonyms
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  • Antonyms
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