to consider or examine by argument, comment, etc.; talk over or write about, especially to explore solutions; debate: to discuss the proposed law on taxes.
to collect a debt from (the person primarily liable) before proceeding against the person secondarily liable.
to execute against the movable property of (a debtor) before proceeding against the debtor's immovable property, as land.
Rare. to consume (food or drink) enthusiastically.
Obsolete. to make known; reveal.
- dis·cuss·er, noun
- dis·cuss·a·ble, dis·cuss·i·ble, adjective
- non·dis·cus·si·ble, adjective
- o·ver·dis·cuss, verb (used with object)
- pre·dis·cuss, verb (used with object)
- re·dis·cuss, verb (used with object)
- un·dis·cuss·a·ble, adjective
- un·dis·cuss·i·ble, adjective
- discus, discuss
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How to use discuss in a sentence
This is something that Tom Vanderbilt discussed in his Nautilus feature, “Learning Chess at 40,” in which he reports what it was like taking up the game with his four-year-old daughter.Scientists Analyzed 24,000 Chess Matches to Understand Cognition - Facts So Romantic | Brian Gallagher | November 20, 2020 | Nautilus
That said, Keith Weed has another, more practical objection to the research we’ve been discussing.Does Advertising Actually Work? (Part 1: TV) (Ep. 440) | Stephen J. Dubner | November 19, 2020 | Freakonomics
Under Besso’s influence, the Olympians read and discussed Mach.When Einstein Tilted at Windmills - Issue 93: Forerunners | Amanda Gefter | November 18, 2020 | Nautilus
Thanks to these cloud platforms, they are not only discussing and providing some insight or information or guidance, but they can really co-design with those guys.Leveraging collective intelligence and AI to benefit society | Jason Sparapani | November 18, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
The law says not to discuss what’s going on inside an investigation.Junior Staffer Says Top Alaska Official Told Her to Keep Allegations of Misconduct Secret | by Kyle Hopkins, Anchorage Daily News | November 18, 2020 | ProPublica
He then discusses the necessary permissions needed to enter.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley | Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman | November 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In one particularly affecting monologue, AJ discusses his frustration and troubles upon returning to the US.War Is About More Than Heroes, Martyrs, and Patriots | Nathan Bradley Bethea | November 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In her new book Not That Kind of Girl she openly discusses her views on feminism.
Still, the documentary never discusses how the Haywards initially handled her coming out.Thank God! To the Church, This Transgender Woman Is Just a Skank | Emily Shire | October 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Lena Dunham discusses it all—and then some—in her brutally honest, sharply funny memoir, ‘Not That Kind of Girl.’Speed Read: Lena Dunham’s Most Shocking Confessions From ‘Not That Kind of Girl’ | Kevin Fallon | September 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The commentary is not very helpful, and discusses collateral questions rather than the dream itself.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems | Geoffrey Chaucer
He discusses details indeed; he proposes no mere adventure, real as was his personal enjoyment of danger and action.The Life of Nelson, Vol. I (of 2) | A. T. (Alfred Thayer) Mahan
The first page mentioned discusses the introduction of phenolphthalein into medicine.
They had three theories on the subject, which Herodotus mentions and discusses.Xerxes | Jacob Abbott
Its bearings on the Masoretic text, therefore, are profoundly important and interesting; these Dr. Ginsburg discusses.
British Dictionary definitions for discuss
to have a conversation about; consider by talking over; debate
to treat (a subject) in speech or writing: the first three volumes discuss basic principles
facetious, rare to eat or drink with enthusiasm
- discussant or discusser, noun
- discussible or discussable, adjective
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