Synonyms of talk


1. talk, talking, conversation

usage: an exchange of ideas via conversation; "let's have more work and less talk around here"

2. talk, discussion, treatment, discourse

usage: discussion; (`talk about' is a less formal alternative for `discussion of'); "his poetry contains much talk about love and anger"

3. talk, lecture, lecturing

usage: the act of giving a talk to an audience; "I attended an interesting talk on local history"

4. lecture, public lecture, talk, address, speech

usage: a speech that is open to the public; "he attended a lecture on telecommunications"

5. talk, talk of the town, gossip, comment, scuttlebutt

usage: idle gossip or rumor; "there has been talk about you lately"


1. talk, speak, communicate, intercommunicate

usage: exchange thoughts; talk with; "We often talk business"; "Actions talk louder than words"

2. talk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise, communicate, intercommunicate

usage: express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize"

3. speak, talk, communicate, intercommunicate

usage: use language; "the baby talks already"; "the prisoner won't speak"; "they speak a strange dialect"

4. spill, talk, tell

usage: reveal information; "If you don't oblige me, I'll talk!"; "The former employee spilled all the details"

5. spill the beans, let the cat out of the bag, talk, tattle, blab, peach, babble, sing, babble out, blab out, unwrap, disclose, let on, bring out, reveal, discover, expose, divulge, break, give away, let out

usage: divulge confidential information or secrets; "Be careful--his secretary talks"

6. lecture, talk, teach, learn, instruct

usage: deliver a lecture or talk; "She will talk at Rutgers next week"; "Did you ever lecture at Harvard?"

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Definition and meaning of talk (Dictionary)