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One entry found for discuss.
Main Entry: dis·cuss
Pronunciation: dis-primarystresskschwas
Function: verb
1 : to consider carefully and openly by reasoning or argument <discuss a proposal>
2 : to talk about <discuss the weather>
synonyms DISCUSS, ARGUE, DEBATE mean to talk about something with the intention of reaching agreement or merely of putting forth different points of view. DISCUSS suggests a lively expression of differing opinions in order to clarify a problem <discuss plans for a new road>. ARGUE suggests an exchange of opinions by people who disagree often strongly <argued over who was to blame>. DEBATE suggests an often public contest between persons taking opposite sides of a question <the candidates will debate the need for new taxes>.

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