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Definition of Discuss

Discuss
Discuss Dis*cuss", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Discussed; p. pr. & vb. n. Discussing.] [L. discussus, p. p. of discutere to strike asunder (hence came the sense to separate mentally, distinguish); dis- + quatere to shake, strike. See Quash.] 1. To break to pieces; to shatter. [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne. 2. To break up; to disperse; to scatter; to dissipate; to drive away; -- said especially of tumors. Many arts were used to discuss the beginnings of new affection. --Sir H. Wotton. A pomade . . . of virtue to discuss pimples. --Rambler. 3. To shake; to put away; to finish. [Obs.] All regard of shame she had discussed. --Spenser. 4. To examine in detail or by disputation; to reason upon by presenting favorable and adverse considerations; to debate; to sift; to investigate; to ventilate. ``We sat and . . . discussed the farm . . . and the price of grain.' --Tennyson. ``To discuss questions of taste.' --Macaulay. 5. To deal with, in eating or drinking. [Colloq.] We sat quietly down and discussed a cold fowl that we had brought with us. --Sir S. Baker. 6. (Law) To examine or search thoroughly; to exhaust a remedy against, as against a principal debtor before proceeding against the surety. --Burrill. Syn: To Discuss, Examine, Debate. We speak of examining a subject when we ponder it with care, in order to discover its real state, or the truth respecting it. We speak of discussing a topic when we examine it thoroughly in its distinct parts. The word is very commonly applied to matters of opinion. We may discuss a subject without giving in an adhesion to any conclusion. We speak of debating a point when we examine it in mutual argumentation between opposing parties. In debate we contend for or against some conclusion or view.
Discus
Discus Dis"cus, n.; pl. E. Discuses, L. Disci. [L. See Disk.] 1. (a) A quoit; a circular plate of some heavy material intended to be pitched or hurled as a trial of strength and skill. (b) The exercise with the discus. Note: This among the Greeks was one of the chief gymnastic exercises and was included in the Pentathlon (the contest of the five exercises). The chief contest was that of throwing the discus to the greatest possible distance. 2. A disk. See Disk.

Meaning of Discuss from wikipedia

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- where the cast members and guests gather in a cl****room environment and discuss personal topics. Knowing Bros first aired on December 5, 2015. As of January 16...
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