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English adjective: moot

1. moot of no legal significance (as having been previously decided)


Similarirrelevant


Domain categoryjurisprudence, law


Antonymsrelevant

2. moot open to argument or debate


SamplesThat is a moot question.


Synonymsarguable, debatable, disputable


Similarcontroversial


Antonymsnoncontroversial, uncontroversial


English noun: moot

1. moot (act) a hypothetical case that law students argue as an exercise


SamplesHe organized the weekly moot.


Broader (hypernym)case, causa, cause, lawsuit, suit


Domain categoryjurisprudence, law


English verb: moot

1. moot (communication) think about carefully; weigh


SamplesThey considered the possibility of a strike.
Turn the proposal over in your mind.


Synonymsconsider, debate, deliberate, turn over


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something PP.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE.
Somebody ----s whether INFINITIVE


Broader (hypernym)discuss, hash out, talk over


Narrower (hyponym)debate, premeditate, see, think twice, wrestle


Verb groupconsider, study









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