parley

  • 1 Parley — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Parley Parley en KDE 4. Desarrollador el grupo KDE …

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  • 2 Parley — (parli or parlei) is a discussion or conference, especially one between enemies over terms of truce or other matters. The root of the word parley is parlée , which is from the French verb parler to speak ., specifically the conjugation parlez… …

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  • 3 Parley — Par ley, n.; pl. {Parleys}. [F. parler speech, talk, fr. parler to speak, LL. parabolare, fr. L. parabola a comparison, parable, in LL., a word. See {Parable}, and cf. {Parliament}, {Parlor}.] Mutual discourse or conversation; discussion; hence,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Parley — Par ley, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Parleyed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Parleying}.] To speak with another; to confer on some point of mutual concern; to discuss orally; hence, specifically, to confer orally with an enemy; to treat with him by words, as on an… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 parley — ► NOUN (pl. parleys) ▪ a meeting between opponents or enemies to discuss terms for an armistice. ► VERB (parleys, parleyed) ▪ hold a parley. ORIGIN perhaps from Old French parlee spoken …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 Parley — Parley, Peter, Pseudonym, s. Goodrich …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 7 Parley — (spr. lĕ), Peter, s. Goodrich …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 8 parley — I noun assembly, collocution, colloquy, communication, conclave, conference, congress, conloqui, consultation, convention, conversation, council, debate, deliberation, dialogue, diplomacy, disceptare, discussion, exchange of views, hearing,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 parley — treat, negotiate, *confer, commune, consult, advise Analogous words: *discuss, debate, dispute, argue, agitate: converse, talk, *speak …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 parley — meaning ‘a discussion of peace terms’, has the plural form parleys, and as a verb has inflected forms parleys, parleyed, parleying …

    Modern English usage

  • 11 parley — [pär′lē] vi. [< Fr parler, to speak < OFr < LL(Ec) parabolare, to speak < parabola, a speech, PARABLE] to have a conference or discussion, esp. with an enemy; confer n. pl. parleys a talk or conference for the purpose of discussing a… …

    English World dictionary

  • 12 parley — UK [ˈpɑː(r)lɪ] / US [ˈpɑrlɪ] noun [countable] Word forms parley : singular parley plural parleys old fashioned a meeting, usually between enemies, to discuss an agreement Derived word: parley UK / US verb intransitive Word forms parley : present… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 Parley — Recorded as Parley, Parmley, and possibly others, this is an English locational surname. It originates either from the Parley villages in the county of Dorset known as East and West Parley, or from some now lost medieval village whose name… …

    Surnames reference

  • 14 parley — I n. to hold a parley with II v. (D; intr.) to parley with * * * [ pɑːlɪ] (D; intr.) to parley with to hold a parley with …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 15 parley — {{11}}parley (n.) conference, especially with an enemy, mid 15c., from M.Fr. parlée, from fem. pp. of O.Fr. parler to speak, from L.L. parabolare to speak (in parables), from parabola speech, discourse, from L. parabola comparison (see PARABLE… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 16 parley — [[t]pɑ͟ː(r)li[/t]] parleys, parleying, parleyed 1) N VAR A parley is a discussion between two opposing people or groups in which both sides try to come to an agreement. [OLD FASHIONED] 2) V RECIP When two opposing people or groups parley, they… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 parley — Synonyms and related words: admonition, advice, advise with, advising, advocacy, audience, bargain, bargaining, bargaining session, briefing, call in, calumet, caution, caveat, collogue, colloquium, colloquy, compare notes, conclave, confab,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18 parley — par|ley [ˈpa:li US ˈpa:rli] n old fashioned [Date: 1500 1600; : Old French; Origin: parlée, from parler to speak , from Late Latin parabola; PARABLE] a discussion in which enemies try to achieve peace >parley v [I] …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 parley — [ pα:li] noun (plural parleys) a conference between opposing sides in a dispute, especially regarding an armistice. verb (parleys, parleying, parleyed) hold a parley. Origin ME: perh. from OFr. parlee spoken …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 20 parley — noun (C) old fashioned a discussion in which enemies try to achieve peace parley verb (I) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English