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dis·pute

dispute

 
 
pronunciation:
dih spyut
parts of speech:
verb, noun
features:
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part of speech: verb
inflections: disputes, disputing, disputed
definition: to question whether something is true or correct.
He disputed her claim to the property.
similar words:
contest, deny, doubt, object to, oppose
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part of speech: noun
definition: an argument; a thing that people do not agree on.
My neighbor and I settled our dispute about the fence.
synonyms:
argument
antonyms:
agreement
similar words:
discussion
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derivation: disputer (n.)
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