Negotiate and Talk


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Negotiate verb – To bring about through discussion and compromise.
Usage example: wanted to negotiate a higher salary before she accepted the job offer

Talk is a synonym for negotiate in speak topic. In some cases you can use "Talk" instead a verb "Negotiate", when it comes to topics like discuss terms.
Nearby Words: negotiation, negotiator, negotiable, negotiating, negotiant
Synonyms for Negotiate


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Talk verb – To give a formal often extended talk on a subject.
Negotiate is a synonym for talk in speak topic. Sometimes you can use "Negotiate" instead a verb "Talk", if it concerns topics such as discuss with another.
Nearby Words: talking, talkative, talker, talkie
Synonyms for Talk

Common collocations

peace negotiate peace talk peace
series negotiate series talk series
deal negotiate deal talk deal
time negotiate time talk time
Other nouns: way, everyone, times.

Both words in one sentence

  • Fantasy Axis of Evil Vicious and warlike desert barbarians, they never show any inclination to talk or negotiate and will mindlessly attack anyone who they encounter.
  • Series / Flashpoint They will try to negotiate and talk down the hostage taker first without violence but they will not hesitate to pull the trigger on anyone threatening to hurt a hostage.
  • One sidequest in the first game involves an AI who self-destructs rather than talk to you, even if you try and negotiate.
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