English synonyms about - contact  

talk

noun

1 talk

An exchange of ideas via conversation:
— Let's have more work and less talk around here.

synonym: talking.

Roget 532: news; information etc. 527; piece of news [Fr.], budget of news, budget of information; intelligence, tidings.    word, advice, aviso [Sp.], message; ... show more

Dutch: conversatie, gesprek, samenspraak



2 talk

Discussion; (`talk about' is a less formal alternative for `discussion of').

3 talk

The act of giving a talk to an audience.

Dutch: spreekbeurt
Polish: dialogowanie, mówienie, rozmawianie

4 talk

A speech that is open to the public.

synonyms: lecture, public lecture.

Roget 582: speech, faculty of speech; locution, talk, parlance, verbal intercourse, prolation, oral communication, word of mouth, parole, palaver, prattle; effusion.    oration, ... show more

Dutch: lezing, voordracht, voorlezing
Polish: wykład

5 talk

Idle gossip or rumor:
— There has been talk about you lately.

synonym: talk of the town.

Roget 588: conversation, interlocution; collocution, colloquy, converse, confabulation, talk, discourse, verbal intercourse; oral communication, commerce; dialogue, duologue, trialogue.    ... show more

verb

1 talk

Exchange thoughts; talk with:
— We often talk business.
— Actions talk louder than words.

synonym: speak.

Dutch: converseren, hebben, praten, spreken

2 talk

Express in speech:
— She talks a lot of nonsense.

synonyms: mouth, speak, utter, verbalise, verbalize.

Roget 582: speak of; say, utter, pronounce, deliver, give utterance to; utter forth, pour forth; breathe, let fall, come out with; rap out, blurt out have on one's lips; have at the end of one's tongue, ... show more

3 talk

Use language:
— The baby talks already.

synonym: speak.

Dutch: spreken

4 talk

Reveal information:
— If you don't oblige me, I'll talk!.

synonym: spill.

5 talk

Divulge confidential information or secrets:
— Be careful--his secretary talks.

synonyms: babble, babble out, blab, blab out, let the cat out of the bag, peach, sing, spill the beans, tattle.

Dutch: bezingen, doorslaan, roddelen

6 talk

Deliver a lecture or talk:
— She will talk at Rutgers next week.

synonym: lecture.


Moby thesaurus: accent, accents, address, advertise, after-dinner speech, air, allocution, analyze, argot, assignment, babble, back-fence gossip, balderdash, balls, ballyhoo, bat the breeze, be in connection, be in contact, be indiscreet, be unguarded ... show more.

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