Definitions for give and take

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. discussion, give-and-take, word(noun)

    an exchange of views on some topic

    "we had a good discussion"; "we had a word or two about it"

  2. banter, raillery, give-and-take, backchat(noun)

    light teasing repartee

  3. interchange, reciprocation, give-and-take(verb)

    mutual interaction; the activity of reciprocating or exchanging (especially information)

  4. give and take(verb)

    make mutual concessions

    "In life you have to give and take"


  1. give and take(Noun)

    A process of compromise or accommodation.


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