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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Dispute \Dis*pute"\, verb (used with an object)

1. To make a subject of disputation; to argue pro and con; to discuss.

The rest I reserve it be disputed how the magistrate is to do herein. --Milton.

2. To oppose by argument or assertion; to attempt to overthrow; to controvert; to express dissent or opposition to; to call in question; to deny the truth or validity of; as, to dispute assertions or arguments.

To seize goods under the disputed authority of writs of assistance. --Bancroft.

3. To strive or contend about; to contest.

To dispute the possession of the ground with the Spaniards. --Prescott.

4. To struggle against; to resist. [Obs.]

Dispute it [grief] like a man. --Shak.

Syn: To controvert; contest; gainsay; doubt; question; argue; debate; discuss; impugn. See {Argue}.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Dispute \Dis*pute"\, verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Disputed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disputing}.] [OE. desputen, disputen, OF. desputer, disputer, F. disputer, from L. disputare, disputatum; dis- + putare to clean; hence, fig., to clear up, set in order, reckon, think. See {Putative}, {Pure}.] To contend in argument; to argue against something maintained, upheld, or claimed, by another; to discuss; to reason; to debate; to altercate; to wrangle.

Therefore disputed [reasoned, --Rev. Ver.] he in synagogue with the Jews. --Acts xvii. 17.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Dispute \Dis*pute"\, noun [Cf. F. dispute. See {Dispute}, verb (used without an object)]

1. Verbal controversy; contest by opposing argument or expression of opposing views or claims; controversial discussion; altercation; debate.

Addicted more To contemplation and profound dispute. --Milton.

2. Contest; struggle; quarrel. --De Foe.

{Beyond dispute}, {Without dispute}, indisputably; incontrovertibly.

Syn: Altercation; controversy; argumentation; debate; discussion; quarrel; disagreement; difference; contention; wrangling. See {Altercation}.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

dispute

noun

1: a disagreement or argument about something important; "he had a dispute with his wife"; "there were irreconcilable differences"; "the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats" [syn: {dispute}, {difference}, {difference of opinion}, {conflict}]

2: coming into conflict with [syn: {dispute}, {contravention}]

verb

1: take exception to; "She challenged his claims" [syn: {challenge}, {dispute}, {gainsay}]

2: have a disagreement over something; "We quarreled over the question as to who discovered America"; "These two fellows are always scrapping over something" [syn: {quarrel}, {dispute}, {scrap}, {argufy}, {altercate}]


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