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Meaning of ALTERCATE

Pronunciation:  'oltur`keyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  have a disagreement over something; "We quarreled over the question as to who discovered America"; "These tewo fellows are always scrapping over something"
 

ALTERCATE is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: argufy, dispute, quarrel, scrap
 
 See Also: argue, brawl, contend, debate, fall out, fence, polemicise, polemicize, polemise, polemize, spat, wrangle

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Al"ter*cate\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Altercated}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Altercating}.] [L. altercatus, p. p. of
altercare, altercari, fr. alter another. See {Alter}.]
To contend in words; to dispute with zeal, heat, or anger; to
wrangle.

 

 

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