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Meaning of talk

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: an exchange of ideas via conversation; "let's have more
           work and less talk around here" [syn: {talk}, {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 lecture
         on telecommunications" [syn: {lecture}, {public lecture},
      5: idle gossip or rumor; "there has been talk about you lately"
         [syn: {talk}, {talk of the town}]
      v 1: exchange thoughts; talk with; "We often talk business";
           "Actions talk louder than words" [syn: {talk}, {speak}]
      2: express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This
         depressed patient does not verbalize" [syn: {talk}, {speak},
         {utter}, {mouth}, {verbalize}, {verbalise}]
      3: use language; "the baby talks already"; "the prisoner won't
         speak"; "they speak a strange dialect" [syn: {speak}, {talk}]
      4: reveal information; "If you don't oblige me, I'll talk!";
         "The former employee spilled all the details" [syn: {spill},
      5: divulge confidential information or secrets; "Be careful--his
         secretary talks" [syn: {spill the beans}, {let the cat out of
         the bag}, {talk}, {tattle}, {blab}, {peach}, {babble},
         {sing}, {babble out}, {blab out}] [ant: {keep one's mouth
         shut}, {keep quiet}, {shut one's mouth}]
      6: deliver a lecture or talk; "She will talk at Rutgers next
         week"; "Did you ever lecture at Harvard?" [syn: {lecture},

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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