Found 3 items, similar to Talk.
English → Indonesian
berbicara, bercakap, bercengkrama, bertutur, bertutur-tutur, cengkrama, ceramah, cuap, penuturan, tutur
English → English
v 1: exchange thoughts; talk with; “We often talk business”
“Actions talk louder than words”
2: express in speech; “She talks a lot of nonsense”
depressed patient does not verbalize”
3: use language; “the baby talks already”
; “the prisoner won't
; “they speak a strange dialect”
4: reveal information; “If you don't oblige me, I'll talk!”
“The former employee spilled all the details”
5: divulge confidential information or secrets; “Be
careful--his secretary talks”
[syn: spill the beans
, let the cat out of the bag
, babble out
, blab out
] [ant: keep quiet
6: deliver a lecture or talk; “She will talk at Rutgers next
; “Did you ever lecture at Harvard?”
n 1: an exchange of ideas via conversation; “let's have more work
and less talk around here”
2: (`talk about' is a less formal alternative for `discussion
of') discussion; “his poetry contains much talk about love
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
, public lecture
5: idle gossip or rumor; “there has been talk about you lately”
[syn: talk of the town
English → English
, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Talked
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [Cf. LG. talk talk, gabble, Prov. G. talken to
speak indistinctly; or OD. tolken to interpret, MHG. tolkan
to interpret, to tell, to speak indistinctly, Dan. tolke to
interpret, Sw. tolka, Icel. t?lka to interpret, t?lkr an
interpreter, Lith. tulkas an interpreter, tulkanti,
tulk[=o]ti, to interpret, Russ. tolkovate to interpret, to
talk about; or perhaps fr. OE. talien to speak (see Tale
v. i. & n.).]
1. To utter words; esp., to converse familiarly; to speak, as
in familiar discourse, when two or more persons
I will buy with you, sell with you, talk with you,
walk with you, and so following, but I will not eat
with you. --Shak.
2. To confer; to reason; to consult.
Let me talk with thee of thy judgments. --Jer. xii.
3. To prate; to speak impertinently. [Colloq.]
To talk of
, to relate; to tell; to give an account of; as,
authors talk of the wonderful remains of Palmyra. “The
natural histories of Switzerland talk much of the fall of
these rocks, and the great damage done.”
To talk to
, to advise or exhort, or to reprove gently; as,
I will talk to my son respecting his conduct. [Colloq.]
1. 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.
In various talk the instructive hours they passed.
Their talk, when it was not made up of nautical
phrases, was too commonly made up of oaths and
2. Report; rumor; as, to hear talk of war.
I hear a talk up and down of raising our money.
3. Subject of discourse; as, his achievment is the talk of
Syn: Conversation; colloquy; discourse; chat; dialogue;
conference; communication. See Conversation
, v. t.
1. To speak freely; to use for conversing or communicating;
as, to talk French.
2. To deliver in talking; to speak; to utter; to make a
subject of conversation; as, to talk nonsense; to talk
3. To consume or spend in talking; -- often followed by away;
as, to talk away an evening.
4. To cause to be or become by talking. “They would talk
To talk over
(a) To talk about; to have conference respecting; to
deliberate upon; to discuss; as, to talk over a matter
(b) To change the mind or opinion of by talking; to
convince; as, to talk over an opponent.