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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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Talk Back users can ask a question during a select college football game via the U-verse App for Tablet, Uverse.
Now viewers can talk back to the television screen, not involving cable, "900" numbers nor pay-per-view.
AJC Sports Plus's allows sports fans to enjoy up-to-the-minute weblogs (also known as "blogs") written by AJC reporters and columnists covering the Atlanta Braves and other sports teams, and a unique opportunity to talk back to AJC reporters, columnists and other sports fans.
Additionally, the company was the first to launch an interactive, conversational speech recognition product which allows the user to talk back and forth with their PC in real-time.
They learned Brittney could understand every word they said, she just couldn't talk back or respond to them.
Jaime Lira, 13, who said he used to talk back to teachers before the program, was nervous about graduation and how his dog, Tupac, a Beagle mix, was going to react.
Conversational speech recognition allows consumers to control devices with their own voices and, since the device can also talk back and help guide the user, no user training is required.
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This will be accomplished through public outreach, educational activities, and joint polling by Gallup and the NCC's Annenberg Center for Education and Outreach, starting with the 2003 NCC/Gallup Talk Back Study.
Characters from HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES interact with the viewer, telling them what to do, where to go and even talk back to them when a timely decision isn't made.
I stopped talking, I listen, do my work, don't talk back and cooperate.
Luros said he is not married, except to his two dogs, ``who never talk back and are always happy to see me.
Scream will deliver the opinions of mobile industry leaders to the industry community - and let the community talk back.