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talk into

vb
(tr, preposition) to persuade to by talking: I talked him into buying the house.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.talk into - persuade somebody to do something
persuade - cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm; "You can't persuade me to buy this ugly vase!"
talk out of - persuade someone not to do something

talk

verb
1. To engage in spoken exchange:
Informal: confab, visit.
2. To direct speech to:
3. To express oneself in speech:
Idioms: open one's mouth, put in words, wag one's tongue.
4. To put into words:
Idiom: give tongue to.
5. To engage in or spread gossip:
6. To meet and exchange views to reach a decision:
Informal: powwow.
7. To give incriminating information about others, especially to the authorities:
inform, tattle, tip (off).
Informal: fink.
Slang: rat, sing, snitch, squeal, stool.
phrasal verb
talk back
To utter an impertinent rejoinder:
Informal: sass, sauce.
Idiom: give someone lip.
phrasal verb
talk down
To think, represent, or speak of as small or unimportant:
phrasal verb
talk into
To succeed in causing (a person) to act in a certain way:
phrasal verb
talk over
To speak together and exchange ideas and opinions about:
bandy (about), discuss, moot, thrash out (or over), thresh out (or over), toss around.
Informal: hash (over), kick around, knock about (or around).
Slang: rap.
phrasal verb
talk up
1. To increase or seek to increase the importance or reputation of by favorable publicity:
Informal: plug.
Slang: hype.
2. To make known vigorously the positive features of (a product):
Informal: pitch, plug.
Slang: push.
3. To utter an impertinent rejoinder:
Informal: sass, sauce.
Idiom: give someone lip.
noun
1. Spoken exchange:
Informal: confab.
Slang: jaw.
2. The faculty, act, or product of speaking:
3. A usually formal oral communication to an audience:
4. The act or process of dealing with another to reach an agreement.Often used in plural:
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