English noun: dispute
|1.||dispute (communication) a disagreement or argument about something important|
|Samples||He had a dispute with his wife.|
There were irreconcilable differences.
The familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats.
|Synonyms||conflict, difference, difference of opinion|
|Narrower (hyponym)||arguing, argument, collision, contention, contestation, controversy, disceptation, disputation, dustup, gap, quarrel, row, run-in, tilt, words, wrangle|
|2.||dispute (act) coming into conflict with|
English verb: dispute
|1.||dispute (communication) take exception to|
|Samples||She challenged his claims.|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Somebody ----s somebody
|Broader (hypernym)||contend, contest, repugn|
|Narrower (hyponym)||call, call|
|Entail||call into question, oppugn, question|
|2.||dispute (communication) have a disagreement over something|
|Samples||We quarreled over the question as to who discovered America.|
These two fellows are always scrapping over something.
|Synonyms||altercate, argufy, quarrel, scrap|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s.|
Somebody ----s PP
|Broader (hypernym)||argue, contend, debate, fence|
|Narrower (hyponym)||brawl, fall out, polemicise, polemicize, polemise, polemize, spat, wrangle|