chat - definition and synonyms

 
 
verb [intransitive] 

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/tʃæt/
present tense
I/you/we/theychat
he/she/itchats
present participlechatting
past tensechatted
past participlechatted
  1. 1

    chat

    or

    chat away

    to talk in a friendly way

    The doctor chatted away as she examined my hand.

    chat about:

    They sat waiting, chatting about nothing in particular.

    chat to:

    Who was that you were chatting to?

    chat with:

    She laughed and chatted happily with the other women.

  2. 2
    computing to exchange messages with someone using a computer so that you are able to see each other’s messages immediately, especially on the Internet

phrasal verbs