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Definition of the verb altercate
What does altercate mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: altercated | altercating | altercates
- have a disagreement over something
- lexical domain: Communication - verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing
- synonyms of altercate: argufy / dispute / quarrel / scrap
- more generic words: argue / contend / debate / fence = have an argument about something
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Alternative definition of the verb altercate
- [transitive] To argue, quarrel or wrangle with someone.
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Collins Rhyming Dictionary (2014)
by Rosalind Fergusson
altercate, collocate,coruscate, propagate, corrugate, objurgate, promulgate, commentate,correlate, copperplate, contemplate, operate,moderate, tolerate, concentrate, Postlethwaite, consummate, alternate, ...
The 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, ...
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.) ...
by Noah Webster
Altercate; bicker; tpar; cavil; quarrel.
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, ...
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, ...
English 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 ...
Johnson'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  that follow it, except [ althea ...
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 ...
New 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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