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dispute, difference, difference of opinion, conflict (noun)
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"
dispute, contravention (verb)
coming into conflict with
challenge, dispute, gainsay (verb)
take exception to
"She challenged his claims"
quarrel, dispute, scrap, argufy, altercate (verb)
have a disagreement over something
"We quarreled over the question as to who discovered America"; "These two fellows are always scrapping over something"
An argument or disagreement, a failure to agree.
Verbal controversy; contest by opposing argument or expression of opposing views or claims; controversial discussion; altercation; debate.
Contest; struggle; quarrel.
To contend in argument; to argue against something maintained, upheld, or claimed, by another.
To make a subject of disputation; to argue pro and con; to discuss.
To oppose by argument or assertion; to controvert; to express dissent or opposition to; to call in question; to deny the truth or validity of.
To strive or contend about; to contest.
To struggle against; to resist.