Part of speech:
To engage in a quarrel; dispute.
The definition of argumentation is the act of going over the pros and cons of something.
(Sports) A game or contest in which two or more persons, animals, or teams oppose and compete with each other:
To prove to be wrong or in error; refute decisively.
Any race, game, debate, etc. in which individuals or teams compete with one another to determine the winner
To speak with another or others about; talk over:
A vehement quarrel.
Polemic is a controversy, debate or dispute, or a person who is inclined to argue.
To contend is to believe something is a fact or to deal with a challenge.
To reason is to think things through, to use logic, or to try to solve a problem with logic.
To wrangle is to get something using persuasion, to manage animals on a ranch, or to loudly argue about something.
To answer is defined as to give a response to a question in either an oral or written manner, or by a physical gesture.
To bear up; to raise; to lift into the air; to swing up.
To be of a different opinion; disagree:
To engage in discussion or argument; debate.
(Slang) To talk, esp. in a boring or abusive way
Moot is defined as to bring something up to discuss or debate.
To consent or accede (to); say “yes”
A formal discourse on a topic; an exposition.
Provoking or likely to provoke controversy
Of, subject to, or stirring up controversy; debatable
Of questionable character:
Subject to doubt or question; uncertain.
Uncertain; undecided; doubtful
Of dubious morality or respectability:
(--- Archaic) A reason or matter for dispute or contention:
A lengthy discussion of an important question in which opposing opinions clash; debate; disputation
Strong disagreement; a contention or quarrel; discord.
A mock court in which hypothetical cases are argued, usually as an academic exercise for students
Canvass is defined as to carefully examine or discuss something or to go through an area to get votes, orders or survey answers.
The definition of consider is to decide, keep in mind, or believe as true.
To deliberate is to think about or discuss something until you reach a conclusion.
To engage in a quarrel; argue:
To negotiate is defined as to bargain or discuss both sides of an issue until an agreement is reached.
To have a discussion, especially with an enemy.
To engage in a quarrel; dispute angrily.
To refute, especially by offering opposing evidence or arguments, as in a legal case:
To fight by striking with the feet and spurs. Used of gamecocks.
An angry quarrel; a squabble.
The definition of contention is a struggle, dispute or something that someone argues about.
Something not easily done, accomplished, comprehended, or solved:
(Informal) A quarrel, fight, etc.
A noisy quarrel, often about a trivial matter.
A heated argument; squabble
(Informal) A quarrel, fight, or heated discussion.
(Informal) An argument or altercation.
An academic exercise consisting of a formal debate or an oral defense of a thesis.
The art or study of formal debate; argumentation.
To make firm; to confirm, or ratify; especially (law) to assert or confirm, as a judgment, decree, or order, brought before an appelate court for review.
To put forth reasons for or against something, often excitedly
A fight or struggle, esp. a protracted one; war
the formal presentation of a stated proposition and the opposition to it (usually followed by a vote)
To surround or enclose with a fence or other barrier.
The general application of this principle in analysis, criticism, exposition, etc.
That can be questioned or disputed
To raise arguments against; voice opposition to.
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