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parley

noun

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  1. 1 a meeting featuring a group discussion <held a parley to debate the proposed change in the town's zoning laws> Synonyms colloquy, conference, council, panel, panel discussion, forum, powwow, round-robin, roundtable, seminar, symposiumRelated Words colloquium; caucus, town meeting; assembly, conclave, congregation, congress, consistory, convention, convocation, synod; debate, deliberation; brainstorming; chat room, newsgroup

  2. 2 an exchange of views for the purpose of exploring a subject or deciding an issue <can we meet for an informal parley to see if we can effect a compromise?> Synonyms argument, argumentation, argy-bargy [chiefly British], back-and-forth, colloquy, confab, confabulation, conference, consult, consultation, council, counsel, debate, deliberation, dialogue (also dialog), give-and-take, palaver, discussion, 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


parley

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of parley

  1. to exchange viewpoints or seek advice for the purpose of finding a solution to a problem <in an effort to win the goodwill of the locals, the developers parleyed with them before finalizing plans for the massive mall> Synonyms advise, confab, confabulate, consult, counsel, confer, 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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