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Another word for conference

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Noun
  1. A meeting for the exchange of views

      1. An informal discussion held especially by a group of people with similar concerns.
      1. Among North American Indians, a ceremony to conjure the cure of disease, success in war, etc., marked by feasting, dancing, etc.
      2. A ceremony conducted by a shaman, as in the performance of healing or hunting rituals.
      3. A council or meeting of Native Americans, sometimes with people from other communities.
      1. A course of study for a small group of students in a college or graduate school, often entailing research under the guidance of a professor.
      2. A course for such a group, or any of its sessions
      3. Any similar group discussion
      1. A discussion or conference, especially one between enemies over terms of truce or other matters.
      2. A talk or conference for the purpose of discussing a specific matter or of settling a dispute, as a military conference with an enemy, under a truce, for discussing terms
      1. Conversation or debate concerning a particular topic.
      2. The act of discussing; talk or writing in which the pros and cons or various aspects of a subject are considered
      3. Consideration of a subject by a group; an earnest conversation.
      1. An academic seminar on a broad field of study, usually led by a different lecturer at each meeting.
      2. An organized conference or seminar on some subject, involving a number of scholars or experts
      3. An informal meeting for the exchange of views.
  2. A number of persons who have come or been gathered together

      1. An informal social gathering or meeting
      2. A meeting.
      3. (Informal) A meeting or gathering; a party or social function.
      1. An armored cavalry unit that corresponds to a company of infantry
      2. A group of soldiers.
      3. A body of soldiers
      1. The persons or things assembled; assemblage
      2. A gathering or collection:
      3. A gathering, especially of troops, for service, inspection, review, or roll call.
      1. A series of horse or dog races held during a period of days at a certain track
      2. An encounter between people, even accidental.
      3. The act or process or an instance of coming together; an encounter.
      1. A number of elements with similar properties, forming one of the vertical columns of the periodic table
      2. (Mathematics) A set, together with a binary associative operation, such that the set is closed under the operation, the set contains an identity element for the operation, and each element of the set has an inverse element with respect to the operation. The integers form a group under the operation of ordinary addition.
      3. A number of individuals or things considered or classed together because of similarities:
      1. A meeting or get-together; a party or social function.
      2. An assembly of persons; a meeting.
      3. (bookbinding) A section, a group of bifolios, or sheets of paper, stacked together and folded in half.
      1. A group of people united by a common characteristic, as age, interest, or vocation:
      2. A group of people attending a public function; an audience:
      3. A large number of things positioned or considered together.
      1. The district represented at such an assembly.
      2. A group of people convoked, especially the members of a college or university community who are assembled for a ceremony.
      3. A group that has been convoked; esp., an ecclesiastical or academic assembly
      1. An assembly, often periodical, of members or delegates, as of a political, social, professional, or religious group
      2. A practice or procedure widely observed in a group, especially to facilitate social interaction; a custom:
      3. The body of persons attending such an assembly:
      1. A single meeting, as of a political party or other group.
      2. The body of Senators and Representatives during any of the two-year terms of Representatives
      3. The national legislative body of a nation, especially a republic.
      1. A body of assembled people or things; a gathering.
      2. A division of an order, made up of a group of monasteries
      3. (Bible) The whole body or assembly of Israelites
      1. Any private or secret meeting
      2. A secret or confidential meeting.
      3. A meeting of family members or associates.
      1. (Mil.) A body of troops; specif., the lowest administrative unit, as of infantry, normally composed of two or more platoons and a headquarters
      2. A group associated for some purpose, as to form a commercial or industrial firm
      3. A group of persons:
      1. The physical aspect of a person as opposed to the spirit; the flesh.
      2. A group of individuals regarded as an entity; a corporation.
      3. A number of persons, concepts, or things regarded as a group:
      1. A group of persons gathered together for a common reason, as for a legislative, religious, educational, or social purpose.
      2. The act of putting together such set of pieces.
      3. A legislative body
      1. A collection of items from a single datable component of an archaeological site.
      2. A form of art involving the assembly and arrangement of unrelated objects, parts, and materials in a kind of sculptured collage
      3. A group of persons or things gathered together; assembly
  3. A formal assemblage of the members of a group

      1. The act or process or an instance of coming together; an encounter.
      2. An assembly or place of assembly for worship, esp. of Friends, or Quakers
      3. An assembly; a gathering to discuss or decide matters
      1. A clerical assembly of the Anglican Church similar to a synod but assembling only when called.
      2. The district represented at such an assembly.
      3. A group that has been convoked; esp., an ecclesiastical or academic assembly
      1. A formal meeting of members, representatives, or delegates, as of a political party, fraternal society, profession, or industry.
      2. The members or delegates at such an assembly
      3. The body of persons attending such an assembly:
      1. The two-year session of this legislature between elections of the House of Representatives.
      2. A session of this legislature
      3. An assembly or conference; specif., a formal assembly of representatives, as from various nations or churches, to discuss problems
      1. (Computing) Short for assembly language
      2. The act of putting together such set of pieces.
      3. (Computers) An assembly language.
  4. An exchanging of views

      1. A composition or performance of such music.
      2. A form of popular music developed especially in African-American urban communities and characterized by spoken or chanted rhyming lyrics with a strong rhythmic accompaniment.
      3. (Slang) A talk, conversation, or discussion.
      1. A system or equipment for ventilating
      2. The maintenance of breathing by artificial means.
      3. The mechanical system or equipment used to circulate air or to replace stale air with fresh air.
      1. Conversation or debate concerning a particular topic.
      2. The act of discussing; talk or writing in which the pros and cons or various aspects of a subject are considered
      3. Consideration of a subject by a group; an earnest conversation.
  5. An exchange of views in an attempt to reach a decision

      1. A discussion or conference, especially one between enemies over terms of truce or other matters.
      2. A talk or conference for the purpose of discussing a specific matter or of settling a dispute, as a military conference with an enemy, under a truce, for discussing terms
      1. The act or process of deliberating.
      2. Consideration and discussion of alternatives before reaching a decision
      3. Discussion and consideration of all sides of an issue:
      1. Advice resulting from such an exchange
      2. A lawyer or group of lawyers giving advice about legal matters and representing clients in court
      3. The act of exchanging opinions and ideas; consultation:
      1. A conference at which advice is given or views are exchanged.
      2. A meeting between physicians to discuss the diagnosis or treatment of a case.
      3. An appointment or meeting with a professional person, such as a doctor.
  6. A group of athletic teams that play each other

      1. (Elec.) A complete circuit
      2. A segment of film or magnetic tape whose ends are joined, making a strip that can be continuously replayed.
      3. A system consisting of a series of operations or activities in which each depends on the outcome of the previous one; esp., such a system in which the result of a later operation affects an earlier operation, providing continuous feedback
      1. A class or level of competition:
      2. (Sports) An association of teams or clubs that compete chiefly among themselves.
      3. An association or alliance of individuals, groups, or nations formed by such a covenant
      1. The area covered by such a course, especially by the judge or judges of a court.
      2. A sequence of contests or matches held at various places, in which a particular group of athletes compete; also, an association or league of athletic teams
      3. An association of theaters in which plays, acts, or films move from theater to theater for presentation.
      1. The act of associating or the state of being associated.
      2. An organization of persons having common interests, purposes, etc.; society; league
      3. A correlation or causal connection:
  7. The act of conferring, as of an honor

Another word for conference

Noun
  1. A meeting for discussion

      1. The act or process of interchanging.
      2. The act or an instance of interchanging
      3. (Rail transport) A connection between two or more lines, services or modes of transport; a station at which such a connection can be made.
      1. A discussion or conference, especially one between enemies over terms of truce or other matters.
      2. A talk or conference for the purpose of discussing a specific matter or of settling a dispute, as a military conference with an enemy, under a truce, for discussing terms
      1. An academic seminar on a broad field of study, usually led by a different lecturer at each meeting.
      2. An organized conference or seminar on some subject, involving a number of scholars or experts
      3. An informal meeting for the exchange of views.
      1. The body of persons attending such an assembly:
      2. A widely used and accepted device or technique, as in drama, literature, or painting:
      3. A practice or procedure widely observed in a group, especially to facilitate social interaction; a custom:
  2. A consultation

  3. An association of athletic teams

      1. A circular band used for carrying, holding, or containing something:
      2. A surname for a maker of rings as jewelry or as in harness.
      3. Annual ring
      1. A group of nightclubs, resorts, etc. at which entertainers appear in turn
      2. The regular journey of a person performing certain duties, as of an itinerant preacher or a judge holding court at designated places
      3. A sequence of contests or matches held at various places, in which a particular group of athletes compete; also, an association or league of athletic teams
      1. A compact or covenant made by nations, groups, or individuals for promoting common interests, assuring mutual protection, etc.
      2. (Sports) A group of teams organized to compete against one another
      3. A class or level of competition: