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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 of confab 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, talkWords Related to confab 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 of confab 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-têteWords Related to confab 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 of confab advise, confer, confabulate, consult, counsel, parley, powwow, treatWords Related to confab 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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