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1. dispute

verb. ['dɪsˈpjuːt'] take exception to.

Synonyms

  • contest
  • repugn
  • question
  • call into question
  • gainsay
  • contend
  • call
  • challenge

Antonyms

  • agree
  • boo
  • disapprove
  • miss

Etymology

  • disputen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • desputer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Dispute

  • disrepute
  • subacute
  • undilute
  • grassroot
  • compute
  • absolut
  • zoot-suit
  • repute
  • refute
  • recruit
  • permute
  • minute
  • impute
  • degroote
  • commute
  • uproot
  • stroot
  • salute
  • reroute
  • pursuit
  • pollute
  • macoute
  • hirsute
  • enroute
  • dilute
  • caillouet
  • cahouet
  • cahoot
  • beirut
  • bebout

Sentences with dispute


1. Noun, singular or mass
So they need to keep such records in case of a dispute between the general and limited partners.

2. Adjective
For example, workplace counselors and dispute management teams give employees a place to bring concerns.

3. Verb, base form
If you need to dispute an incorrect transaction on your account, call Target Card Services.

Quotes about dispute


1. It may happen sometimes that a long debate becomes the cause of a longer friendship. Commonly, those who dispute with one another at last agree.
- Elbert Hubbard

2. What a lover’s heart knows let no man’s brain dispute.
- Aberjhani, Visions of a Skylark Dressed in Black

3. I walked to the door where Clovis waited. When I looked up, he was staring at Adam. A quick glance backward confirmed Adam was returning his stare. Freaking males, I thought, they couldn’t be more obvious about their territorial dispute if they’d both peed on me.
- Jaye Wells, Red-Headed Stepchild

2. dispute

noun. ['dɪsˈpjuːt'] a disagreement or argument about something important.

Synonyms

  • collision
  • tilt
  • words
  • gap
  • disputation
  • controversy
  • difference of opinion
  • contestation
  • dustup
  • wrangle
  • disagreement
  • row
  • difference
  • argument
  • contention
  • run-in
  • disceptation
  • conflict
  • quarrel

Antonyms

  • close
  • sameness
  • similarity
  • same

Etymology

  • disputen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • desputer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. dispute

verb. ['dɪsˈpjuːt'] have a disagreement over something.

Synonyms

  • polemicize
  • argue
  • argufy
  • debate
  • scrap
  • fence
  • altercate
  • wrangle
  • brawl
  • polemise
  • spat
  • quarrel
  • contend
  • fall out
  • polemicise

Antonyms

  • con
  • pro
  • cooperation
  • keep

Etymology

  • disputen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • desputer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. dispute

noun. ['dɪsˈpjuːt'] coming into conflict with.

Synonyms

  • resistance

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • impartiality

Etymology

  • disputen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • desputer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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