Synonyms and Antonyms of conference
1 a body of people come together in one place the conference voted to conclude that day's meeting and to resume discussions the next morning Synonyms of conference assemblage, assembly, gathering, congregation, convocation, ingathering, meeting, musterWords Related to conference company, consort, coterie, gang, pack; caucus, forum, market, panel, rally, symposium, synod; audience, gallery, grandstand, house; crowd, flock, horde, legion, multitude, press, swarm, throng; crush, mob, rabble, rabblement
2 a meeting featuring a group discussion a conference on the need for international cooperation in combating emerging viruses Synonyms of conference colloquy, forum, council, panel, panel discussion, parley, powwow, round-robin, roundtable, seminar, symposiumWords Related to conference colloquium; caucus, town meeting; assembly, conclave, congregation, congress, consistory, convention, convocation, synod; debate, deliberation; brainstorming; chat room, newsgroup
3 an exchange of views for the purpose of exploring a subject or deciding an issue a parent-teacher conference to discuss a student having trouble in school Synonyms of conference argument, argumentation, argy-bargy [chiefly British], back-and-forth, colloquy, confab, confabulation, discussion, consult, consultation, council, counsel, debate, deliberation, dialogue (also dialog), give-and-take, palaver, parley, talkWords Related to conference 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
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