Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb confabulate

3 senses of confabulate

Sense 1
confabulate -- (unconsciously replace fact with fantasy in one's memory)
       => fabricate, manufacture, cook up, make up, invent -- (make up something artificial or untrue)

Sense 2
chew the fat, shoot the breeze, chat, confabulate, confab, chitchat, chit-chat, chatter, chaffer, natter, gossip, jaw, claver, visit -- (talk socially without exchanging too much information; "the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze")
       => converse, discourse -- (carry on a conversation)

Sense 3
confer, confabulate, confab, consult -- (have a conference in order to talk something over; "We conferred about a plan of action")
       => hash out, discuss, talk over -- (speak with others about (something); talk (something) over in detail; have a discussion; "We discussed our household budget")

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