What is another word for logrolling?

148 synonyms found


[ lˈɒɡɹə͡ʊlɪŋ], [ lˈɒɡɹə‍ʊlɪŋ], [ l_ˈɒ_ɡ_ɹ_əʊ_l_ɪ_ŋ]

Logrolling is a practice in which two or more parties agree to support each other's agendas or proposals in order to achieve their own objectives. Other synonyms for logrolling include horse-trading, back-scratching, quid pro quo, vote trading, mutual back-scratching, and mutual aid. All of these expressions reflect the idea of an exchange of favors or support between two parties, who may not necessarily be working in each other's best interests. Logrolling can sometimes be seen as a corrupt or unethical practice in politics, as it can lead to insiders getting ahead at the expense of the public.

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What are the hypernyms for Logrolling?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Logrolling?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for logrolling (as nouns)

What are the opposite words for logrolling?

Logrolling is the practice of exchanging favors or mutual support for political or personal gain. The antonyms for this term are honesty, integrity, and impartiality. Instead of engaging in logrolling, individuals should strive to be honest in their dealings with others, uphold the highest standards of integrity, and act impartially. Honesty involves telling the truth and not deceiving others to gain an advantage. Integrity is the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles. Impartiality means making decisions without favoritism or bias. These antonyms are essential for building trust, fostering healthy relationships, and promoting ethical behavior in all aspects of life.

Usage examples for Logrolling

And it is the logrolling which makes the regularity palatable, because it is by logrolling that a Congressman proves to his more active constituents that he is watching their interests as they conceive them.
"Public Opinion"
Walter Lippmann
The advocates of the change were not strong enough to force through a free-silver bill, but they were able by skillful logrolling to bring about the passage of the Silver Purchase Act.
"The Agrarian Crusade A Chronicle of the Farmer in Politics"
Solon J. Buck
The state capital was moved to Springfield as a part of the give and take of logrolling.
"Children of the Market Place"
Edgar Lee Masters

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