Definitions of dispute

  1. To contend in argument; to debate; to contend in opposition to a competitor.
  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.
  4. Contend for by words or actions; express doubt of; contest.
  5. To make a subject of argument: to contend for: to oppose by argument: to call in question.
  6. To question; challenge; discuss; contest.
  7. To contend in argument; to argue against something maintained, upheld, or claimed, by another; to discuss; to reason; to debate; to altercate; to wrangle.
  8. Verbal controversy; contest by opposing argument or expression of opposing views or claims; controversial discussion; altercation; debate.
  9. Contest; struggle; quarrel.
  10. To debate; argue; quarrel.
  11. To argue: to debate.
  12. take exception to; " She challenged his claims"
  13. To debate; quarrel.
  14. To argue; to attempt to disprove by arguments or statements; to contend for; to call in question the propriety of; to strive to maintain.
  15. To debate; to contend for by words or actions; to reason or argue in opposition to; to altercate; to doubt or question.
  16. 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"
  17. coming into conflict with
  18. The assertion of conflicting claims or rights between parties involved in a legal proceeding, such as a lawsuit, mediation or arbitration.
  19. A contest in words; a quarrel.
  20. A contest with words: an argument: a debate.
  21. A contest in words.
  22. To debate; argue; call in question; contend in words.
  23. A controversial discussion; a contest; altercation; wrangle; quarrel.
  24. A contention or contest in words or by arguments in opposition to another; a debate; a contest; the possibility of being controverted.
  25. A debate; a contest by words; a controversy; an altercation.