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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·fab·u·late /kənˈfæbjəˌlet/
 (vi.)交談,閒談,談心

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 con·fab·u·late /kənˈfæbjəˌlet/ 不及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·fab·u·late v. i. [imp. & p. p. Confabulated; p. pr. & vb. n. Confabulating.]  To talk familiarly together; to chat; to prattle.
 I shall not ask Jean Jaques Rousseau
 If birds confabulate or no.   --Cowper.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 confabulate
      v 1: unconsciously replace fact with fantasy in one's memory
      2: talk socially without exchanging too much information; "the
         men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"
         [syn: chew the fat, shoot the breeze, chat, confab,
          chitchat, chatter, chaffer, natter, gossip, jaw,
          claver, visit]
      3: have a conference in order to talk something over; "We
         conferred about a plan of action" [syn: confer, confab,
          consult]