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parley

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of parley

  1. 1 a meeting featuring a group discussion held a parley to debate the proposed change in the town's zoning laws Synonyms of parley colloquy, conference, council, panel, panel discussion, forum, powwow, round-robin, roundtable, seminar, symposiumWords Related to parley 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 of parley 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, talkWords Related to parley 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 of parley advise, confab, confabulate, consult, counsel, confer, powwow, treatWords Related to parley 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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