Synonyms and Antonyms of back-and-forth
a giving or taking of one thing of value in return for another
- After the usual back-and-forth of official gifts, the two leaders entered into a serious discussion.
reciprocation, recompense, requital
bargain, deal, horse trade, negotiation, transaction
bargaining, dealing, dickering, haggling, horse trading
an exchange of views for the purpose of exploring a subject or deciding an issue
- The others listened with relish to the back-and-forth between the two noted professors.
argument, argumentation, colloquy, confab, confabulation, conference, consult, consultation, council, counsel, debate, deliberation, dialogue (also dialog), discussion, give-and-take, palaver, parley, talk
bull session, chat room, forum, meeting, powwow, roundtable, seminar, skull session (also skull practice), symposium, talkathon
chat, conversation, rap, words
bargaining, consultancy, negotiation, pourparler