Synonyms and Antonyms of forum
1 a meeting featuring a group discussion <a public forum called to find out how residents felt about a large discount store being built in their neighborhood> Synonyms colloquy, conference, council, panel, panel discussion, parley, powwow, round-robin, roundtable, seminar, symposium Related Words colloquium; caucus, town meeting; assembly, conclave, congregation, congress, consistory, convention, convocation, synod; debate, deliberation; brainstorming; chat room, newsgroup
2 a place or opportunity for communicating ideas and information <that Web site serves as a forum for movie buffs who are passionate about their likes and dislikes> Synonyms venue, medium, outlet, platform, soapboxRelated Words channel, conduit, pipeline; showcase, stage
3 an assembly of persons for the administration of justice <a jury may have acquitted Lizzie Borden, but she was guilty of murder in the forum of public opinion> Synonyms bar, bench, court, tribunalRelated Words criminal court, judicatory, judicature, judiciary; high court, supreme court; court-martial, drumhead court-martial; inquisition, kangaroo court
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