parley


parley
I noun assembly, collocution, colloquy, communication, conclave, conference, congress, conloqui, consultation, convention, conversation, council, debate, deliberation, dialogue, diplomacy, disceptare, discussion, exchange of views, hearing, intercommunication, interlocution, interview, meeting, negotiation, oral communication, seminar, summit, summit conference, summit talk, symposiac, symposium, talk, verbal intercourse II index communicate, confer (consult), conference, confrontation (act of setting face to face), consult (ask advice of), conversation, converse, council (assembly), deliberate, discourse, discuss, mediate, mediation, meet, meeting (conference), negotiate, negotiation, session, speak, treat (process)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

Synonyms:
, , , , (especially with an enemy), , , (especially between enemies), , , , ,


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  • Parley — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Parley Parley en KDE 4. Desarrollador el grupo KDE …   Wikipedia Español

  • Parley — (parli or parlei) is a discussion or conference, especially one between enemies over terms of truce or other matters. The root of the word parley is parlée , which is from the French verb parler to speak ., specifically the conjugation parlez… …   Wikipedia

  • Parley — Par ley, n.; pl. {Parleys}. [F. parler speech, talk, fr. parler to speak, LL. parabolare, fr. L. parabola a comparison, parable, in LL., a word. See {Parable}, and cf. {Parliament}, {Parlor}.] Mutual discourse or conversation; discussion; hence,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Parley — Par ley, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Parleyed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Parleying}.] To speak with another; to confer on some point of mutual concern; to discuss orally; hence, specifically, to confer orally with an enemy; to treat with him by words, as on an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • parley — ► NOUN (pl. parleys) ▪ a meeting between opponents or enemies to discuss terms for an armistice. ► VERB (parleys, parleyed) ▪ hold a parley. ORIGIN perhaps from Old French parlee spoken …   English terms dictionary

  • Parley — Parley, Peter, Pseudonym, s. Goodrich …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Parley — (spr. lĕ), Peter, s. Goodrich …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • parley — treat, negotiate, *confer, commune, consult, advise Analogous words: *discuss, debate, dispute, argue, agitate: converse, talk, *speak …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • parley — meaning ‘a discussion of peace terms’, has the plural form parleys, and as a verb has inflected forms parleys, parleyed, parleying …   Modern English usage

  • parley — [pär′lē] vi. [< Fr parler, to speak < OFr < LL(Ec) parabolare, to speak < parabola, a speech, PARABLE] to have a conference or discussion, esp. with an enemy; confer n. pl. parleys a talk or conference for the purpose of discussing a… …   English World dictionary


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