Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun conference

3 senses of conference

Sense 1
conference -- (a prearranged meeting for consultation or exchange of information or discussion (especially one with a formal agenda))
       => meeting, group meeting -- (a formally arranged gathering; "next year the meeting will be in Chicago"; "the meeting elected a chairperson")

Sense 2
league, conference -- (an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members)
       => association -- (a formal organization of people or groups of people; "he joined the Modern Language Association")

Sense 3
conference, group discussion -- (a discussion among participants who have an agreed (serious) topic)
       => discussion, give-and-take, word -- (an exchange of views on some topic; "we had a good discussion"; "we had a word or two about it")

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