Synonyms of dispute


1. dispute, difference, difference of opinion, conflict, disagreement

usage: 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, contravention, resistance

usage: coming into conflict with


1. challenge, dispute, gainsay, contest, contend, repugn

usage: take exception to; "She challenged his claims"

2. quarrel, dispute, scrap, argufy, altercate, argue, contend, debate, fence

usage: have a disagreement over something; "We quarreled over the question as to who discovered America"; "These two fellows are always scrapping over something"

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