Give-and-take - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈteɪk|
Brit.  |ˌɡɪv ən ˈteɪk|  British pronunciation of the word give-and-take


- an exchange of views on some topic (syn: discussion, word)
- light teasing repartee (syn: backchat, banter, raillery)
- mutual interaction; the activity of reciprocating or exchanging (especially information) (syn: interchange, reciprocation)


In any relationship there has to be some give-and-take.

In every friendship there has to be some give-and-take.

There must be more of the give-and-take system in legislation.

In a spirit of give and take, the committee agreed that

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