Another word for discuss
argue, debate, dispute, talk about, talk of, explain, contest, confer, consult, talk with, advise with, reason with, exchange observations, deal with, take up, address, examine, look over, consider, deliberate, talk over, talk out, take up in conference, engage in conversation, go into, think over, write about, telephone about, have a conference on, take into consideration, discourse on, reason, contend, wrangle, argue for and against, canvass, handle, present, review, recite, ventilate, air, examine by argument, plead, treat, speak of, converse, commune, have a talk with, have a word with, present varied opinions, parley, discourse, altercate, ratiocinate, take under advisement, exchange views, compare notes, moot, comment upon, have it out, speak on, hold forth, bandy words, kick around*, toss around*, bat around*, have a bull session*, chew the fat*, chew the rag*, jaw*, confabulate*, confab*, knock around*, go into a huddle*, put heads together*, rap*, hash out*, hash over*, thrash out*; see also consult, debate, talk 1.
discuss implies a talking about something in a deliberative fashion, with varying opinions offered constructively and usually amicably, so as to settle an issue, decide on a course of action, etc.; argue implies the citing of reasons or evidence to support or refute an assertion, belief, proposition, etc.; debate implies a formal argument, usually on public questions, in contests between opposing groups; dispute implies argument in which there is a contradiction of an assertion, often presented in an angry or heated manner