To talk over
Talk Talk, v. t. 1. To speak freely; to use for conversing or communicating; as, to talk French. [1913 Webster]

2. To deliver in talking; to speak; to utter; to make a subject of conversation; as, to talk nonsense; to talk politics. [1913 Webster]

3. To consume or spend in talking; -- often followed by away; as, to talk away an evening. [1913 Webster]

4. To cause to be or become by talking. ``They would talk themselves mad.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{To talk over}. (a) To talk about; to have conference respecting; to deliberate upon; to discuss; as, to talk over a matter or plan. (b) To change the mind or opinion of by talking; to convince; as, to talk over an opponent. [1913 Webster]


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