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Meaning & Definition of Dispute in English

English

Dispute

/dɪspjut/

noun

1. 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"
    synonym:
  • dispute
  • ,
  • difference
  • ,
  • difference of opinion
  • ,
  • conflict

2. Coming into conflict with

    synonym:
  • dispute
  • ,
  • contravention

verb

1. Take exception to

  • "She challenged his claims"
    synonym:
  • challenge
  • ,
  • dispute
  • ,
  • gainsay

2. Have a disagreement over something

  • "We quarreled over the question as to who discovered america"
  • "These two fellows are always scrapping over something"
    synonym:
  • quarrel
  • ,
  • dispute
  • ,
  • scrap
  • ,
  • argufy
  • ,
  • altercate

Examples of using

When I arrived, the dispute had reached its boiling point.
I don't dispute the facts you've presented but only the conclusion you draw from them.
Only after a long dispute did they come to a conclusion.