Dispute synonyms

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A quarrel.
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(Uncountable) Discussion of opposing views.
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A quarrel; a dispute.
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The power or inclination to fight; pugnacity:
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Difference of opinion; disagreement.
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To find fault or disagree:
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A noisy quarrel, often about a trivial matter.
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The definition of a brouhaha is an uproar or disruption.
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To refuse to acknowledge as one's own; disown; repudiate
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(Archaic) To quarrel (with)
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To make boxing or fighting motions without hitting one's opponent.
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The act of disputing; a reasoning or argumentation in opposition to something, or on opposite sides; controversy in words; verbal contest respecting the truth of some fact, opinion, proposition, or argument.
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(Archaic) A brawl; a rowdy disturbance.
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A continual loud noise.
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A discussion, often heated, in which a difference of opinion is expressed
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Opposition between characters or forces in a work of drama or fiction, especially when motivating or shaping the action of the plot.
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Strife is defined as the act of conflict or something that is difficult to do.
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Discussion is defined as talking or writing about something, especially in order to solve a problem or resolve a question.
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Polemic is a controversy, debate or dispute, or a person who is inclined to argue.
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Petty quarreling. Usually considered a childish behaviour, although often applied to adults.
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An act of wrangling.
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Something that disturbs.
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A bitter, protracted, and violent quarrel, esp. between clans or families, often characterized by killings and counterkillings
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A noisy rushing about; confusion; bustle
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The definition of a tiff is a small argument.
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The definition of a fracas is a noisy disturbance, fight or argument.
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A vehement quarrel.
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(Law) A lack of agreement between two parts of a legal proceeding which should agree, as between a statement and the evidence offered in support of it
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A sudden storm, as found in a squall line. Often a nautical usage.
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(Idiomatic) A rift between people or groups, often following a disagreement or quarrel
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A discussion, often heated, in which a difference of opinion is expressed
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A discussion, often heated, in which a difference of opinion is expressed
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A heated and bad-tempered exchange of inflammatory statements.
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Any brisk or vigorous contest or argument; bout
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To assert the opposite of (what someone else has said)
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To examine or consider a subject in speech or writing.
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Provoking or likely to provoke controversy
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Being such that formal argument or discussion is possible.
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The definition of divisive is something that tends to cause arguments or hostility among people.
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A statement or point that one argues for as true or valid
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Contretemps are defined as unfortunate or embarrassing occurrences.
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A lengthy discussion of an important question in which opposing opinions clash; debate; disputation
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Dispute over the meaning of words
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A noisy quarrel or fight.
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The definition of a skirmish is a short argument or brief period of fighting.
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(Archaic) A fight or a skirmish.
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To argue or dispute vehemently; wrangle.
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To move or flow with a rippling or gurgling sound.
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To engage in a brawl; to fight or quarrel.
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To make objection to; call into question
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(Intransitive) To debate, disagree, or discuss opposing or differing viewpoints.
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Open to questioning; that which can be denied, challenged, or disputed.
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Fuss means to cry.
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To object to.
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To refuse to have any dealings with.
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(Countable) An understanding between entities to follow a specific course of conduct.
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(Intransitive) To be conformable; to resemble; to coincide; to correspond.
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(Of a pugilist) to droop the head
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To contend is to believe something is a fact or to deal with a challenge.
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To propose or bring up for discussion or debate
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To evade the truth of a point under discussion by caviling; resort to a quibble
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(US, dialect) To slap, as with the open hand; to clap together, as the hands.
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To trouble, to bother, to annoy.
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(Intransitive) to be forced into some kind of situation
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To pass (a task or duty) to another, especially so as to avoid responsibility:
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To contend; struggle (with or against)
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Traverse means to move back and forth, cross over or examine carefully.
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A violent conflict or confrontation.
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A disagreement or quarrel
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(Informal) A quarrel, fight, etc.
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(Military) An RAF World War II code name for operations by aircraft (fighters and fighter bombers) seeking opportunity targets.
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To assume and carry successfully, as the part of an actor; to represent or act; to sustain.
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The act of contravening or the state of being contravened; a violation, contradiction, or inconsistency.
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A degree or amount by which things differ:
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To argue without any aim; to dispute; wrangle; to disagree
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To deny
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A failure to understand; mistake of meaning or intention
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Loud confused noise, especially when coming from several sources
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A noisy clamor.
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A sudden, brief outburst of anger, trouble, etc.
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Process - A fuse is lit. It ignites gunpowder, and a projectile is launched through the barrel. The barrel used to launch the firework shell is called a mortar. It is usually a steel pipe with gun powder, or lifting charge, to push the shell out of the tube.
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(Idiomatic) A row; an argument in which names are called.
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Stating facts and suggesting that particular inferences and conclusions can be drawn from them.
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Fond of controversy; disputatious.
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Of or relating to something that is in question as to its value or intent.
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The presentation and elaboration of an argument or arguments.
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Plural form of dialectic
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Something spoken or written, intended to cast opprobrium, censure, or reproach on another.
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The art or practice of argumentation or controversy.
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To deny the truth of something.
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To raise arguments against; voice opposition to.
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Spenser
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Encounter is defined as to meet, especially unexpectedly.
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To cut (something) in a crude, unskillful manner; hack.
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To attack by argument or criticism; oppose or challenge as false or questionable
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(Rare) To contradict or controvert; to oppose; to challenge or question the truth or validity of a given statement.
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To ask questions.
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To deny the truth of something, especially by presenting arguments that disprove it.
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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
Find another word for dispute. In this page you can discover 123 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for dispute, like: disagreement, debate, argument, fight, dissension, quarrel, squabble, brouhaha, deny, differ and spar.