HyperDic: give-and-take

English > 3 senses of the word give-and-take:
NOUNcommunicationgive-and-take, discussion, wordan exchange of views on some topic
communicationgive-and-take, banter, raillery, backchatlight teasing repartee
actgive-and-take, interchange, reciprocationmutual interaction
English > give-and-take: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn exchange of views on some topic.
Synonymsdiscussion, word
Narrowerargument, argumentation, debateA discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal
conference, group discussionA discussion among participants who have an agreed (serious) topic
deliberation(usually plural) discussion of all sides of a question
negotiation, dialogue, talksA discussion intended to produce an agreement
panel discussiondiscussion of a subject / subject of public interest by a group of persons forming a panel usually before an audience
postmortem, post-mortemdiscussion of an event after it has occurred
public discussion, ventilationFree and open discussion of (or debate on) some question of public interest
Broaderspeech, speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, language, voice communication, oral communication(language) communication by word of mouth
Spanishdebate, discusión, intercambio, palabra
Catalandebat, discussió
English > give-and-take: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaninglight teasing repartee.
Synonymsbanter, raillery, backchat
Narrowerbadinagefrivolous banter
persiflagelight teasing
Broaderreparteeadroitness and cleverness in reply
Spanishbroma, fisga, impertinencia, réplicas
Catalanbroma, estira-i-arronsa
English > give-and-take: 3 senses > noun 3, act
Meaningmutual interaction; the activity of reciprocating or exchanging (especially information).
Synonymsinterchange, reciprocation
Narrowercross-fertilization, cross-fertilisationInterchange between different cultures or different ways of thinking that is mutually productive and beneficial
dealings, trafficsocial or verbal interchange (usually followed by 'with')
reciprocitymutual exchange of commercial or other privileges
BroaderinteractionA mutual or reciprocal action
Spanishintercambio, reciprocación
Catalanestira-i-arronsa, intercanvi, reciprocació

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