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Definition of the verb altercate

What does altercate mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: altercated | altercating | altercates

  1. have a disagreement over something

Alternative definition of the verb altercate


  1. [transitive] To argue, quarrel or wrangle with someone.


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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Altercate

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Google previewCollins Rhyming Dictionary (2014)

by Rosalind Fergusson

altercate, collocate,coruscate, propagate, corrugate, objurgate, promulgate, commentate,correlate, copperplate, contemplate, operate,moderate, tolerate, concentrate, Postlethwaite, consummate, alternate, ...

Google previewThe Royal Standard English Dictionary to which is Fixed a Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language (1775)

by William PERRY (of Edinburgh.)

to debate, altercate, dispute Ex-pös- tu-lation, ...

Google previewDictionary of English Synonyms, Alphabetically Classified ... (1892)

by Thomas Fenby

altercate, bicker, wrangle, quarrel, jar, dispute. To Jar (v.) — clash, interfere, oppose, quarrel, dispute, wrangle. Jargon (s.) — gibberish, gabble, cant, lingo, patois, jumble, absurdity, clatter. Jaunt (s.) — excursion, ramble, trip, tour. Jealousy (s.) ...

Google previewLaird & Lee's Webster's New Standard Dictionary of the English Language (1920)

by Noah Webster

Altercate; bicker; tpar; cavil; quarrel.

Google previewSheridans pronouncing and spelling dictionary (1800)

in which are ascertained both the sound and the meaning of every word in the english language

bandy, altercate— v. n. to do any thing with a quick motion, light or happen upon a thing—f. piece chopped off, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Synonymical Terms of the English Language (1850)

by James Rawson

Altercate, bicker, wrangle, jar. To JAR. — Clash, interfere, oppose, quarrel, dispute. JARGON.— Gabble, gibberish, cant. JAUNT. — Ramble, excursion, trip, tour. JEALOUSY. — Suspicion, emulation, vigilance, envy. To JEER — Scoff, taunt, ...

Google previewEnglish Dictionary (1835)

by Samuel Johnson

To ALTERCATE * , al'-tūr-kāte. r. n. [altercor, Lao).To wrange; so contend with. ALTERCATION, al- tär-kā-shūn. 84, n.s. Debate; controversy; wrangle. Hooker. for The first syllable of ...

Google previewJohnson's English Dictionary (1835)

by Samuel Johnson

To ALTERCATE *, Al-tär-kāte. v. n. [altercor, Lat. To wrangle; to contend with. ALTERCATION, al-tūr-kā-shūn. 84. n.s. Debale; controversy; wrangle. Hooker. $ or The first syllable of this word, and of the sixteen [25] that follow it, except [ althea ...

Google previewA General Dictionary of the English Language (1780)

One Main Object of Which, Is, to Establish a Plain and Permanent Standard Pronunciation. : To which is Prefixed a Rhetorical Grammar by Thomas Sheridan

altercate, to contend rather with obstinacy than vehemence; to trim, to play fast and loofe. STICKLEBAG, stik'l-båg. f. The fmalleft of fresh-water fish. * - * * STICKLER, stik'-lúr. f. A fidefman to fencers, a fecond to a duellift ; an obstinate ...

Google previewNew spelling dictionary ... (1790)

by William Crakelt

a medicine that changes the humors of the body without fenfible operation Altercate, ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1T1E1R1C3A1T1E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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