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quid pro quo

noun

1 quid pro quo

Something for something; that which a party receives (or is promised) in return for something he does or gives or promises.

synonym: quid.

Roget 973: reward, recompense, remuneration, meed, guerdon, reguerdon; price.    [payment for damage or debt] indemnity, indemnification; quittance; compensation; reparation, redress, ... show more

Roget 30: compensation, equation; commutation; indemnification; compromise; etc. 774 neutralization, nullification; counteraction etc. 179; reaction; measure for measure, ... show more

Roget 147: substitution, commutation; supplanting etc. v.; metaphor, metonymy etc. (figure of speech) 521.    [Thing substituted] substitute, ersatz, makeshift, ... show more

Roget 148: interchange, exchange; commutation, permutation, intermutation; reciprocation, transposition, rearrangement; shuffling; alternation, reciprocity; castling (at chess); ... show more

Roget 718: retaliation, reprisal, retort, payback; counter-stroke, counter-blast, counterplot, counter-project; retribution, lex talionis [Lat.]; reciprocation etc. (reciprocity) 12.    ... show more

Roget 794: barter, exchange, scorse, truck system; interchange etc. 148.    a Roland for an Oliver; quid pro quo; commutation, composition; Indian gift [U.S.].    trade, commerce, ... show more




Moby thesaurus: agency, alternation, balance, ballast, battledore and shuttlecock, blow for blow, change, coaction, commutation, complementary distribution, concurrence, consideration, cooperation, counterbalance, counterchange, counterpoise, counterweight, cross fire, delegation, deputation ... show more.

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