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Synonyms for dispute

Synonyms for (noun) dispute

Synonyms: contravention, dispute Definition: coming into conflict with

Similar words: resistance Definition: group action in opposition to those in power

Synonyms: conflict, difference, difference of opinion, dispute Definition: a disagreement or argument about something important Usage: he had a dispute with his wife; there were irreconcilable differences; the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats

Similar words: disagreement Definition: the speech act of disagreeing or arguing or disputing

Synonyms for (verb) dispute

Synonyms: quarrel, dispute, argufy, altercate, scrap Definition: have a disagreement over something Usage: We quarreled over the question as to who discovered America; These two fellows are always scrapping over something

Similar words: fence, argue, contend, debate Definition: have an argument about something

Synonyms: challenge, dispute, gainsay Definition: take exception to Usage: She challenged his claims

Similar words: contend, contest, repugn Definition: to make the subject of dispute, contention, or litigation Usage: They contested the outcome of the race