Here is the meaning of the word, PRATE

Prate ( n. ) - Talk to little purpose; trifling talk; unmeaning loquacity.
Prate ( v. i. ) - To talk much and to little purpose; to be loquacious; to speak foolishly; to babble.
Prate ( v. t. ) - To utter foolishly; to speak without reason or purpose; to chatter, or babble.