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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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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Altercate
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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, ...
Dictionary 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.
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 avair.fi) To wrangle, to contend with, to dispute. Alterca'tiòn (s. front altercate) A wrangling, a debate. ALTER'CUM (j. in botany) ...
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, ...
Barclay'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; ...
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, ...
Lexicon der Galla-Sprache (1845)
Altercate, v. a. eteeama.
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; ...
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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