verb (used with object)
- 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.
Words nearby discuss
Origin of discuss
OTHER WORDS FROM discuss
synonym study for discuss
Examples from the Web for discussing
I couldn't have imagined that I would actually be sitting with him, coincidentally at age 30, discussing the same issue.
I was on Charlie Rose recently, and in discussing Marilyn Monroe he asked, what do you think was her great appeal?Daphne Merkin on Lena Dunham, Book Criticism, and Self-Examination|Mindy Farabee|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The military has been trying to stop current and former special operators from discussing their secretive profession.Exclusive: Bin Laden ‘Shooter’ Under Investigation for Leaking Secrets|Shane Harris|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Neither individual would go on the record due to the sensitivity of discussing personnel matters.Vaclav Klaus, Libertarian Hero, Has His Wings Clipped by Cato Institute|James Kirchick|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Once we were discussing Lifeboat, a Hitchcock film that takes place almost entirely in a small boat adrift at sea.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In a word, he knew and -243-studied the critics and scholars of Italy, and was interested in discussing them.A History of Literary Criticism in the Renaissance|Joel Elias Spingarn
About a week before the Thirds "the Bull" was discussing the match in the dormitories.The Loom of Youth|Alec Waugh
We were discussing the cutters and the talk was very soothing.The Seiners|James B. (James Brendan) Connolly
Hundreds of times—literally hundreds—I have known whole evenings devoted to discussing the odds.The Chequers|James Runciman
In discussing the bearing of the Bible on learning much has been made of the example of the Bibles mightiest characters.The Bible and Life|Edwin Holt Hughes