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Another word for dispute

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Verb
  1. To put forth reasons for or against something, often excitedly

    See also:

    words

    affirm

  2. To take a stand against

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    support

Noun
  1. A discussion, often heated, in which a difference of opinion is expressed

    See also:

    conflict

Another word for dispute

Synonym Study

  • Controversy connotes a disagreement of lengthy duration over a matter of some weight or importance
  • Argument refers to a discussion in which there is disagreement and suggests the use of logic and the bringing forth of facts to support or refute a point
  • Dispute refers to a clash of opposing opinions, often involving a matter of a legal or official nature, and implies vehemence or anger in debate a dispute over property boundaries