give-and-take


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give-and-take

also give and take (gĭv′ən-tāk′)
n.
1. The practice of compromise.
2. Lively exchange of ideas or conversation: "the raucous give and take of American democracy" (Charles Kuralt).

give-and-take

n
1. mutual concessions, shared benefits, and cooperation
2. a smoothly flowing exchange of ideas and talk
vb (intr)
to make mutual concessions

give′-and-take′



n.
1. the practice of dealing by compromise; cooperation.
2. good-natured exchange of talk, ideas, etc.
[1760–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.give-and-take - an exchange of views on some topic; "we had a good discussion"; "we had a word or two about it"
speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, voice communication, oral communication, speech, language - (language) communication by word of mouth; "his speech was garbled"; "he uttered harsh language"; "he recorded the spoken language of the streets"
argumentation, debate, argument - a discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal; "the argument over foreign aid goes on and on"
deliberation - (usually plural) discussion of all sides of a question; "the deliberations of the jury"
group discussion, conference - a discussion among participants who have an agreed (serious) topic
panel discussion - discussion of a subject of public interest by a group of persons forming a panel usually before an audience
postmortem, post-mortem - discussion of an event after it has occurred
public discussion, ventilation - free and open discussion of (or debate on) some question of public interest; "such a proposal deserves thorough public discussion"
negotiation, talks, dialogue - a discussion intended to produce an agreement; "the buyout negotiation lasted several days"; "they disagreed but kept an open dialogue"; "talks between Israelis and Palestinians"
2.give-and-take - light teasing reparteegive-and-take - light teasing repartee    
repartee - adroitness and cleverness in reply
badinage - frivolous banter
persiflage - light teasing
3.give-and-take - mutual interaction; the activity of reciprocating or exchanging (especially information)
interaction - a mutual or reciprocal action; interacting
reciprocity - mutual exchange of commercial or other privileges
cross-fertilisation, cross-fertilization - interchange between different cultures or different ways of thinking that is mutually productive and beneficial; "the cross-fertilization of science and the creative arts"
dealings, traffic - social or verbal interchange (usually followed by `with')

give-and-take

noun compromise, agreement, concession, co-operation, flexibility, reciprocity a happy relationship where there's a lot of give-and-take

give-and-take

also give and take
noun
A settlement of differences through mutual concession:
Translations

give-and-take

[ˈgɪvənˈteɪk] Ntoma y daca m, concesiones fpl mutuas

give-and-take

[ˌgɪvnˈteɪk] n (fam) → elasticità
there has to be a bit of give-and-take → bisogna venirsi un po' incontro