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confab

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of confab

  1. 1 an exchange of views for the purpose of exploring a subject or deciding an issue <we had a little confab about the merits of the plan> Synonyms argument, argumentation, argy-bargy [chiefly British], back-and-forth, colloquy, discussion, confabulation, conference, consult, consultation, council, counsel, debate, deliberation, dialogue (also dialog), give-and-take, palaver, parley, talkRelated Words bull session, chat room, forum, meeting, powwow, roundtable, seminar, skull session (also skull practice), symposium, talkathon; chat, conversation, rap, words; discourse, disquisition; bargaining, consultancy, negotiation, pourparler

  2. 2 friendly, informal conversation or an instance of this <after the requisite confab, we got down to business> Synonyms backchat, cackle, causerie, chatter, chin music, chin-wag [slang], chitchat, chat, confabulation, gab, gabfest, gossip, jangle, jaw, natter [chiefly British], palaver, patter, rap, schmooze, small talk, table talk, talk, tête-à-têteRelated Words colloquy, conference, discourse, parley, powwow, symposium; debate, dialogue (also dialog), exchange, give-and-take; crosstalk, happy talk; yak (also yack), yammer, yap




confab

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of confab

  1. to exchange viewpoints or seek advice for the purpose of finding a solution to a problem <the members of the condo board have been confabbing about the security problem> Synonyms advise, confer, confabulate, consult, counsel, parley, powwow, treatRelated Words argue, bandy, bat (around), chew over, debate, deliberate, discuss, dispute, hash (over), kick around, moot, palaver, talk, talk over, ventilate; rehash; coach, guide, tutor; recommend, suggest; direct, refer (to)




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