to converse in a familiar or informal manner.
Digital Technology. to participate with one or more people, through the internet, in a real-time conversation, typically as a series of short text exchanges in a specific application, as instant messaging, or by using images, voice, video, or some combination of these: The kids were able to chat with their grandma online.Join our online community to chat about TV shows.
an informal conversation: We had a pleasant chat.
any of several small Old World thrushes, especially of the genus Saxicola, having a chattering cry.
Digital Technology. noting or relating to an online chat: a chat session.
chat up, Chiefly British.
to talk flirtatiously with.
to talk to in a friendly, open way.
- chat·ta·ble, adjective
Other definitions for Chât. (2 of 2)
(especially in Bordeaux wines) Château.
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How to use chat in a sentence
Potential customers can chat with these bots over SMS or messaging apps, and their AI will use its growing understanding of what it knows about your business to respond.Here are the 19 companies presenting at Alchemist Accelerator Demo Day XXV today | Greg Kumparak | September 17, 2020 | TechCrunch
It goes some way to explaining why pay gap data from the big agency networks haven’t been readily available and why many diversity initiatives haven’t gone past fireside chats, safe rooms and all-hands meetings.‘It’s all been plan, plan, plan mode:’ Agencies have big ideas for greater diversity, but more action is needed | Seb Joseph | September 15, 2020 | Digiday
On Games, which also sit in the chat section of the app, users are rewarded for watching ads, with extra weapons, for example.
With curated meetings on CrunchMatch and randomized virtual meetings and chat functionality on Hopin you will not run out of opportunities to promote your business and meet your networking goals.
We’re excited to chat with this illustrious panel of experts about the evolution of esports, what sets FaZe Clan apart, and what entrepreneurs can learn from the viral growth of the organization over the years.FaZe Clan’s Lee Trink, Troy Carter and Nick ‘Nickmercs’ Kolcheff are coming to Disrupt 2020 | Jordan Crook | September 11, 2020 | TechCrunch
You have no idea how much I would have liked to be able to chat with you face to face.Dear Leelah, We Will Fight On For You: A Letter to a Dead Trans Teen | Parker Molloy | January 1, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
He stops the monologues and we begin to chat about the script.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days | David Freeman | December 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
They also frequented online chat rooms where fellow Islamic zealots teed off with venomous rants about their hate for infidels.
No wonder video chat seems to be most popular amongst grandparents who want to see their grandchildren.
Then he sent me a text and asked if we could “chat,” and he invited me to do it.Michael C. Hall on Going Drag for ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ and Exorcising ‘Dexter’ | Marlow Stern | December 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
There was a deep silence throughout the whole bivouac; some were sleeping, and those who watched were in no humour for idle chat.
Alack, I cannot sleep a wink myself, so as sorrow loves sympathy, I came to have a chat with you.The World Before Them | Susanna Moodie
Having the reins and whip placed in your unpractised hands while coachee indulges in a glass and chat.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries | Charles G. Harper
"Including contracts and charter," agreed the sheriff, and Scattergood continued his chat.Scattergood Baines | Clarence Budington Kelland
If the first one is in, wait till she comes down, and then chat as long as a call usually lasts.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness | Florence Hartley
British Dictionary definitions for chat (1 of 2)
informal conversation or talk conducted in an easy familiar manner
the exchange of messages in an internet or other network chatroom
any of various North American warblers, such as Icteria virens (yellow-breasted chat)
any of various Australian wrens (family Muscicapidae) of the genus Ephthianura and other genera
to talk in an easy familiar way
to exchange messages in a chatroom
- See also chat up
British Dictionary definitions for chat (2 of 2)
archaic, or dialect a catkin, esp a willow catkin
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