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Synonyms for talk






  • speak
  • speak in
  • communicate in
  • use
  • discourse in
  • converse in
  • express yourself in


talk about or of something or someone


talk back


talk big


talk down to someone


talk someone into something


talk someone out of something


  • dissuade someone from
  • put someone off
  • discourage someone from
  • stop someone from
  • deter someone from
  • advise someone against
  • argue someone out of
  • persuade someone against
  • urge someone against

talk something or someone down: help to land


  • help to land
  • bring to land
  • give landing instructions to

Synonyms for talk

to engage in spoken exchange

to direct speech to


to express oneself in speech

to engage in or spread gossip

to meet and exchange views to reach a decision

to give incriminating information about others, especially to the authorities

talk back: to utter an impertinent rejoinder

talk down: to think, represent, or speak of as small or unimportant

talk into: to succeed in causing (a person) to act in a certain way

talk over: to speak together and exchange ideas and opinions about

talk up: to increase or seek to increase the importance or reputation of by favorable publicity

talk up: to make known vigorously the positive features of (a product)

talk up: to utter an impertinent rejoinder

the faculty, act, or product of speaking

a usually formal oral communication to an audience

the act or process of dealing with another to reach an agreement

Synonyms for talk


the act of giving a talk to an audience

a speech that is open to the public

idle gossip or rumor

deliver a lecture or talk

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In essence, Sermo allows physicians throughout the nation to talk around the avirtual water cooler' and share insights and observations - and thus, positively alter patient care - based on real examples, real insights and collective feedback.
A spokeswoman said: "A speciality doctor will deliver a short talk around the theme of dementia and there will be an opportunity to ask questions.
I know there's a lot of things, a lot of talk around this game, and around this campaign.
He has a special quality that you don't see in too many players and you can understand why there is some talk around him (and his future).
But Chiefs head coach Rob Baxter confirmed: "The reality is you would normally talk around four months for an injury like this.
In a letter the politician warns David Cameron: "Much of the talk around EU reforms suggests Wales is not even being considered.
We could talk around it forever but what it comes down to is one particular thing - money.
There is talk around Westminster that Andrew Mitchell must be allowed back in government.
Despite splashing the cash during the summer, few took seriously talk around the south coast of a push for a European finish.
According to the source, the talk around the club has been that he will officially ask for a transfer in the next week.
Chris Baker will lead the walk and talk around the historic gardens and grounds that he cares for at Kiplin, starting at 10.
Two up and coming bands from the area I've been keeping an eye on are Dirty Waters, who have not been signed yet, and Dustland, who are generating a lot of talk around the city right now.
She added that all the talk around her is mere rumors by individuals who are only after ruining her image.
Murphy said "There's lots of talk around at the moment about footballers being heroes, but these are the biggest heroes I'm ever likely to play against.