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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 previewDictionary and Grammar of the Kongo Language: English-Kongo dictionary. Kongo-English dictionary. Grammar (1887)

Altercate, v., tantana. Altercation, «., ntantani, 2. (noise), mazu, pi. 8. Although, conj.

Google previewThe New And Complete Dictionary Of The English Language (1775)

In Which All The Words are Introduced ... : To Which Is Prefixed, A Comprehensive Grammar ; In Two Volumes by John Ash

ALTERCATE' (v. inU from the Lat. alter another, and contra To wrangle, to contend with, to dispute. Alterca'tiòn (s. front altercate) A wrangling, a debate. ALTER'CUM (j. in botany) ...

Google previewA Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language (1828)

In which Not Only the Meaning of Every Word is Explained and the Sound of Every Syllable Distinctly Shown, But, where Words are Subject to Different Pronunciations, the Reasons for Each are Duly Considered, and the Best Pronunciation is Selected by John Walker

to contest, to altercate Stickler, stïk'kl-Ûr. s. an obstinate contender Sticky, stîk'ke. a. viscous, ...

Google previewBarclay's Universal English Dictionary, etc. (The Improved London Edition of Barclay's Dictionary, superbly embellished.) With maps (1835)

by James Barclay (Curate of Edmonton.), Thomas Noble, William SHORTON

to oppose the sentiments or opinions of another; toldziiy and argue against any received opinion; to altercate; to controvert. Actively, to contend for a thing either by words or actions; to oppose or question; to discuss a question; to think on; ...

Google previewThe American Heritage Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (2003)

by American Heritage Dictionary

denote, haggle, reason 07 contend, discuss, dispute, exhibit, lall out, quarrel, suggest, wrangle 08 disagree, have a row, maintain, persuade, question, squabble 09 altercate, have it out, have words, take issue 1 1 cross swords, demonstrate, ...

Google previewLexicon der Galla-Sprache (1845)

Altercate, v. a. eteeama.

Google previewAn universal dictionary of the English language, etc (1763)

to altercate ; to quarrel ; to bickcr in words. -u. a. to make to sound untuneable. JA'NGLER, n. a wrangling, chattering. noisy scllow. jA'NlSARY, ar. one os the guards os the Turkish king. jA'NNOCK, 71. s. oat bread. JA'NTY, any. showy; ...

Google previewThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 3rd edition (2012)

by Chambers,

contest,discept, discuss, dispute,flyting,polemic, reflect,teachin,wrangle, wrestle08argument,cogitate, consider, mullover, polemics,talkover09 altercate, forensics,kick about, talkabout,talkathon,think over, thrashout10contention, deliberate, ...

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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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