verb (used without object), dis·put·ed, dis·put·ing.
verb (used with object), dis·put·ed, dis·put·ing.
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Origin of dispute
synonym study for dispute
OTHER WORDS FROM dispute
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH disputedispute , refute
Example sentences from the Web for dispute
A multipolar world with clashing economic systems is producing more trade disputes, tariffs, and uncertainty.
Four people were shot at a lounge bar because of a dispute between two groups of people.
“We knew we would be under a microscope from day one,” said Peter Antonacci, the election supervisor in Florida’s Broward County, where disputes over signatures on mail ballots in 2018 led to recounts and a slew of lawsuits.‘We will not allow anyone to stop us’: Day and night, under historic scrutiny, the nation’s vote counters carried on|Amy Gardner, Reis Thebault, Hannah Knowles, Michelle Lee|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
A woman in a third vehicle, who was unaffiliated with either of the vehicles involved in the dispute, was struck by a bullet, he said.Bystander caught in crossfire and wounded in Baileys Crossroads early Sunday|Meagan Flynn|November 8, 2020|Washington Post
Republicans still challenged results in 11 states and kept the dispute going for months, but the only result was Nixon losing Hawaii to Kennedy.Follow along as battleground states tally presidential votes|John Kennedy|November 5, 2020|Popular Science
There is no disputing that sometimes life takes a dramatic change.
There was still no disputing the answer Bloomberg furnished to the question he then posed.Alphonza Bryant, the Slain Bronx Teen Who Did Everything Right|Michael Daly|May 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They view the tax people as disputing whether what they're doing is real work.
Had the gifts to Edwards bought yard signs or radio advertising, there'd be no disputing their campaign purpose.
Apparently one of the executive producers of Celebrity Apprentice went to Joan and said that your manager is disputing the charge.Billy Sammeth, the Manager Fired by Cher and Joan Rivers, Tells His Side of the Story|Kevin Sessums|February 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The conforming and nonconforming priests were disputing the altars.History of the Girondists, Volume I|Alphonse de Lamartine
There, where every head of a household had once been a thief, no disputing about mine and thine was ever heard.Told by the Death's Head|Mr Jkai
Bitter disputes soon followed, Warwick claiming it, and individuals both English and Indians disputing the claim.A short history of Rhode Island|George Washington Greene
While the two are disputing as to who shall speak, the lady's curiosity is aroused.Tales of Old Japan|Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford
Among you, there is not a man capable of disputing with them upon religion.Travels in Tartary, Thibet, and China|Evariste Regis Huc
British Dictionary definitions for dispute
noun (dɪˈspjuːt, ˈdɪspjuːt)
Derived forms of disputedisputer, noun
Word Origin for dispute
Idioms and Phrases with dispute
see in dispute.