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Synonyms for confabulate
kənˈfæb yəˌleɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. confabulate(verb)

    unconsciously replace fact with fantasy in one's memory

    Synonyms:
    consult, confer, chaffer, shoot the breeze, visit, confab, chit-chat, gossip, claver, chatter, chat, natter, chitchat, jaw, chew the fat

  2. chew the fat, shoot the breeze, chat, confabulate, confab, chitchat, chit-chat, chatter, chaffer, natter, gossip, jaw, claver, visit(verb)

    talk socially without exchanging too much information

    "the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"

    Synonyms:
    bawl out, chitchat, chide, yack, call down, masticate, bring down, huckster, shoot the breeze, twaddle, inspect, consult, impose, take to task, gossip, prattle, call on the carpet, inflict, reproof, manducate, call in, lambaste, palaver, jaw, higgle, claver, tittle-tattle, lambast, maunder, see, haggle, chew out, remonstrate, call, tattle, have words, berate, rebuke, natter, travel to, trounce, visit, dress down, confab, chit-chat, chew up, gibber, click, blab, reprimand, rattle on, piffle, scold, confer, chew the fat, dish the dirt, yap away, chew, prate, rag, chat, chatter, yack away, chaffer, lecture, gabble, blabber, clack

  3. confer, confabulate, confab, consult(verb)

    have a conference in order to talk something over

    "We conferred about a plan of action"

    Synonyms:
    confab, natter, confer, chat, chew the fat, jaw, chatter, chit-chat, shoot the breeze, visit, gossip, refer, chitchat, consult, confer with, claver, bestow, look up, chaffer

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. confabulate(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    [Rare.] chat, prattle, chatter, prate, babble, gossip, talk freely, have a free and easy talk

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