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Definition of Dispute

Dispute
Dispute Dis*pute", v. i. [imp. & p. p. Disputed; p. pr. & vb. n. Disputing.] [OE. desputen, disputen, OF. desputer, disputer, F. disputer, from L. disputare, disputatum; dis- + putare to clean; hence, fig., to clear up, set in order, reckon, think. See Putative, Pure.] To contend in argument; to argue against something maintained, upheld, or claimed, by another; to discuss; to reason; to debate; to altercate; to wrangle. Therefore disputed [reasoned, --Rev. Ver.] he in synagogue with the Jews. --Acts xvii. 17.
Dispute
Dispute Dis*pute", n. [Cf. F. dispute. See Dispute, v. i.] 1. Verbal controversy; contest by opposing argument or expression of opposing views or claims; controversial discussion; altercation; debate. Addicted more To contemplation and profound dispute. --Milton. 2. Contest; struggle; quarrel. --De Foe. Beyond dispute, Without dispute, indisputably; incontrovertibly. Syn: Altercation; controversy; argumentation; debate; discussion; quarrel; disagreement; difference; contention; wrangling. See Altercation.
Dispute
Dispute Dis*pute", v. t. 1. To make a subject of disputation; to argue pro and con; to discuss. The rest I reserve it be disputed how the magistrate is to do herein. --Milton. 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. To seize goods under the disputed authority of writs of assistance. --Bancroft. 3. To strive or contend about; to contest. To dispute the possession of the ground with the Spaniards. --Prescott. 4. To struggle against; to resist. [Obs.] Dispute it [grief] like a man. --Shak. Syn: To controvert; contest; gainsay; doubt; question; argue; debate; discuss; impugn. See Argue.

Meaning of Dispute from wikipedia

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- The Ayodhya dispute is a political, historical, and socio-religious debate in India, centred on a plot of land in the city of Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh....
- A labor dispute is a disagreement between an employer and employees regarding the terms of employment. This could include disputes regarding conditions...
- Alternative dispute resolution (ADR), or external dispute resolution (EDR), typically denotes a wide range of dispute resolution processes and techniques...
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- For semantic arguments in linguistics, see verb argument. A semantic dispute is a disagreement that arises if the parties involved disagree about the...
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