Talk and Use


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Talk verb – To give a formal often extended talk on a subject.
Use and talk are semantically related. in speak topic. In some cases you can use "Use" instead a verb "Talk", when it comes to topics like inform.
Nearby Words: talking, talkative, talker, talkie
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Use verb – To put into action or service.
Talk and use are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Talk" instead a verb "Use".
Nearby Words: useless, useful, used, usefulness, using
Synonyms for Use
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How words are described

human human talk human use
good good talk good use
similar similar talk similar use
normal normal talk normal use
Other adjectives: usual, future, free, straight, single, constant, serious, little, personal, new, general, less, casual, occasional, different.

Common collocations

character talk character use character
time talk time use time
way talk way use way
characters talk characters use characters
Other nouns: language, times.

Both words in one sentence

  • Literature / Hyperion Cantos Martin Silenus the poet suffers brain damage from cryosleep and is temporarily left unable to talk or use language for a period of time.
  • Rat Men He is intelligent and can talk and use things, but is also evil, like later examples.
    Source: Rat Men
  • Sealed Good in a Can Venger seals other enemies he deems dangerous by transforming them; The heroic knight Sir Lawrence is turned into a dorky-looking creature in "Garden of Zinn" and the spellbinder Lukion has become a swamp creature made out of moss and goo in "Prison Without Walls", unable to talk or use his magic.
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