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Dispute

Dis`pute´
v. i.1.To contend in argument; to argue against something maintained, upheld, or claimed, by another; to discuss; to reason; to debate; to altercate; to wrangle.
[imp. & p. p. Disputed; p. pr. & vb. n. Disputing.]
v. t.1.To make a subject of disputation; to argue pro and con; to discuss.
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.
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.
Dispute it [grief] like a man.
- Shak.
n.1.Verbal controversy; contest by opposing argument or expression of opposing views or claims; controversial discussion; altercation; debate.
2.Contest; struggle; quarrel.
Beyond dispute
indisputably; incontrovertibly.
Noun1.dispute - 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"
2.dispute - coming into conflict with
Synonyms: contravention
Verb1.dispute - take exception to; "She challenged his claims"
Synonyms: challenge, gainsay
2.dispute - have a disagreement over something; "We quarreled over the question as to who discovered America"; "These tewo fellows are always scrapping over something"
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