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  Definition of Dispute
  1. coming into conflict with
  2. 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"
  3. have a disagreement over something; "We quarreled over the question as to who discovered America"; "These tewo fellows are always scrapping over something"
  4. take exception to; "She challenged his claims"
Similar Words: contravention, difference, difference of opinion, conflict, quarrel, scrap, argufy, altercate, challenge, gainsay

 

Hyponyms: collision, controversy, contention, contestation, disputation, disceptation, tilt, argument, arguing, quarrel, wrangle, row, words, run-in, dustup, brawl, spat, polemize, polemise, polemicize, polemicise, fall out, call

 

Entailments: question, oppugn, call into question

 

Derivational Morphology: conflict, run afoul, infringe, contravene, quarrel, scrap, argufy, altercate, disagree, differ, dissent, take issue, challenge, gainsay, fight, fighting, combat, combatant, battler, belligerent, fighter, scrapper, contravention, difference, difference of opinion, controversy, contention, contestation, disputation, disceptation, tilt, argument, arguing, debate, public debate, disputant, controversialist, eristic, wrangle, row, words, run-in, dustup, quarreler, quarreller

 

 
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