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Noun: talks  toks
  1. A discussion intended to produce an agreement
    "talks between Israelis and Palestinians";
    - negotiation, dialogue
Noun: talk  tok
  1. An exchange of ideas via conversation
    "let's have more work and less talk around here";
    - talking
  2. Discussion; ('talk about' is a less formal alternative for 'discussion of')
    "his poetry contains much talk about love and anger"
  3. The act of giving a talk to an audience
    "I attended an interesting talk on local history"
  4. A speech that is open to the public
    "he attended a talk on telecommunications";
    - lecture, public lecture
  5. Idle gossip or rumour
    "there has been talk about you lately";
    - talk of the town
Verb: talk  tok
  1. Exchange thoughts; convey ideas
    "Actions talk louder than words"; "We often talk business";
    - speak
  2. Express in speech
    "She talks a lot of nonsense";
    - speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise [Brit]
  3. Use language
    "the baby talks already";
    - speak
  4. Reveal information
    "If you don't oblige me, I'll talk!";
    - spill
  5. Divulge confidential information or secrets
    "Be careful--his secretary talks";
    - spill the beans, let the cat out of the bag, tattle, blab [informal], peach [informal], babble, sing [informal], babble out, blab out [informal], give the game away
  6. Deliver a lecture or talk
    "She will talk at Rutgers next week";
    - lecture

See also: speak for, spout

Type of: address, break, bring out, comment, communicate, conversation, convo [Austral, informal], disclose, discourse, discover, discussion, divulge, expose, give away, give-and-take, goss [Brit, informal], gossip, instruct, intercommunicate, lay bare, learn, lecture, lecturing, let on, let out, reveal, scuttlebutt [N. Amer, informal], speech, teach, tell, treatment, uncover, unwrap, word

Antonym: keep one's mouth shut

Encyclopedia: Talks

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