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1. talk

verb. ['ˈtɔk'] exchange thoughts; talk with.

Synonyms

  • butterfly
  • speak
  • communicate
  • spiel
  • monologuize
  • dogmatise
  • pontificate
  • soliloquize
  • gossip
  • dogmatize
  • go on
  • philander
  • flirt
  • orate
  • talk turkey
  • discourse
  • converse
  • coquet
  • chat up
  • proceed
  • dish the dirt
  • level
  • intercommunicate
  • rap
  • continue
  • romance
  • mash
  • carry on
  • monologuise
  • hold forth
  • dissertate
  • cheek
  • soliloquise
  • talk down
  • coquette

Antonyms

  • dissuade
  • cork
  • lock
  • bar

Etymology

  • talken (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Talk

  • little-rock
  • yeosock
  • squawk
  • maroc
  • zwack
  • walke
  • walk
  • valk
  • schalk
  • sauk
  • salk
  • mauk
  • mauck
  • lauck
  • kauk
  • kalk
  • hok
  • hawke
  • hawk
  • hauke
  • hauk
  • hauck
  • gawk
  • faulk
  • falke
  • falk
  • chalk
  • caulk
  • calk
  • balk

How do you pronounce talk?

Pronounce talk as tɔk.

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Sentences with talk


1. Noun, singular or mass
If foot cramps persist, worsen or become more frequent during your cycling trips, talk to your doctor.

2. Verb, base form
You may also want to talk with him about success stories from other clients.

Quotes about talk


1. It is better to remain silent at the risk of being thought a fool, than to talk and remove all doubt of it.
- Maurice Switzer

2. The reason I talk to myself is because I’m the only one whose answers I accept.
- George Carlin

3. When someone loves you, the way they talk about you is different. You feel safe and comfortable.
- Jess C. Scott, The Intern

2. talk

verb. ['ˈtɔk'] express in speech.

Synonyms

  • talk of
  • tittle-tattle
  • talk about
  • murmur
  • enthuse
  • blabber
  • sing
  • deliver
  • mutter
  • intercommunicate
  • hiss
  • blunder out
  • bumble
  • stutter
  • jabber
  • drone
  • blubber
  • communicate
  • rabbit on
  • prattle
  • yack
  • present
  • lip off
  • yap away
  • sibilate
  • snivel
  • drone on
  • spout
  • piffle
  • blurt
  • ejaculate
  • gibber
  • bark
  • whine
  • chatter
  • utter
  • troll
  • speak
  • generalize
  • slur
  • inflect
  • babble
  • speak in tongues
  • shout
  • snarl
  • stammer
  • twaddle
  • tattle
  • intone
  • mumble
  • gabble
  • verbalize
  • maunder
  • vocalize
  • rasp
  • mussitate
  • bay
  • peep
  • yack away
  • shoot one's mouth off
  • speak up
  • read
  • prate
  • snap
  • blab
  • swallow
  • rave
  • modulate
  • whiff
  • jaw
  • rant
  • blurt out
  • phonate
  • verbalise
  • blubber out
  • chant
  • clack
  • palaver
  • falter
  • open up
  • whisper
  • generalise
  • gulp
  • siss
  • mouth
  • begin
  • cackle
  • blunder
  • sizz
  • tone
  • vocalise
  • rattle on

Antonyms

  • whisper
  • shout
  • specify
  • lack

Etymology

  • talken (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. talk

noun. ['ˈtɔk'] an exchange of ideas via conversation.

Synonyms

  • jazz
  • shmooze
  • cant
  • dialog
  • yack
  • malarky
  • heart-to-heart
  • yak
  • nothingness
  • wind
  • talking
  • yakety-yak
  • idle words
  • dialogue
  • malarkey
  • chatter
  • cackle
  • shop talk
  • duologue
  • conversation

Antonyms

  • ride
  • leanness
  • laugh
  • excommunicate

Etymology

  • talken (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. talk

verb. ['ˈtɔk'] use language.

Synonyms

  • speak
  • slang
  • smatter
  • communicate
  • intercommunicate

Antonyms

  • close
  • bolt
  • fasten
  • abolish

Etymology

  • talken (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. talk

verb. ['ˈtɔk'] reveal information.

Synonyms

  • blab out
  • blab
  • peach
  • spill the beans
  • babble
  • tell
  • sing
  • let the cat out of the bag
  • babble out
  • tattle

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • open
  • abstain
  • disbelieve

Etymology

  • talken (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. talk

verb. ['ˈtɔk'] divulge confidential information or secrets.

Synonyms

  • blab
  • peach
  • disclose
  • babble
  • unwrap
  • babble out
  • discover
  • give away
  • tattle
  • blab out
  • spill
  • spill the beans
  • bring out
  • let out
  • expose
  • divulge
  • sing
  • let the cat out of the bag
  • let on
  • break

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • disappear
  • hide
  • contraindicate

Etymology

  • talken (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. talk

noun. ['ˈtɔk'] the act of giving a talk to an audience.

Synonyms

  • lecturing
  • lecture

Antonyms

  • take away
  • stay in place
  • applaud

Etymology

  • talken (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. talk

noun. ['ˈtɔk'] discussion; (talk about' is a less formal alternative fordiscussion of').

Synonyms

  • discussion
  • treatment

Antonyms

  • absent
  • absence
  • future

Etymology

  • talken (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. talk

noun. ['ˈtɔk'] idle gossip or rumor.

Synonyms

  • scuttlebutt
  • talk of the town
  • gossip

Antonyms

  • take
  • exhale
  • uncover
  • mitigated

Etymology

  • talken (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. talk

noun. ['ˈtɔk'] a speech that is open to the public.

Synonyms

  • speech
  • lecture
  • public lecture

Antonyms

  • criticize
  • gather
  • strengthen
  • focus

Etymology

  • talken (Middle English (1100-1500))
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