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Synonyms for dispute

Synonyms for dispute

to put forth reasons for or against something, often excitedly

to take a stand against

Synonyms for dispute

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The noise which at a distance appeared like gnashing and thumping, on coming nearer was found to be the voice of disputants.
Dick used to wax indignant, and none the less so because, as his father was a skilful disputant, he found himself not seldom in the wrong.
sang Linton, sinking into the recess of his chair, and leaning back his head to enjoy the agitation of the other disputant, who stood behind.
But some one may object that he does not know the meaning of the word 'colour;' and if he is a candid friend, and not a mere disputant, Socrates is willing to furnish him with a simpler and more philosophical definition, into which no disputed word is allowed to intrude: 'Figure is the limit of form.
The instant David discovered that he battled with a disputant who imbibed his faith from the lights of nature, eschewing all subtleties of doctrine, he willingly abandoned a controversy from which he believed neither profit nor credit was to be derived.
And thou thyself seem'st otherwise inclined Than to a worldly crown, addicted more To contemplation and profound dispute; As by that early action may be judged, When, slipping from thy mother's eye, thou went'st Alone into the Temple, there wast found Among the gravest Rabbies, disputant On points and questions fitting Moses' chair, Teaching, not taught.
Robinson more than once appeared, with credit to himself, as a public disputant against Episcopius; and from the manner in which the fact is related by Governor Bradford, it is apparent that the whole English Church at Leyden took a zealous interest in the religious part of the controversy.
It is the method where disputants can participate in the solution finding process, so ADR can't be substitute of formal judicial system but can complement and support it,' he added.
The new centre is open on two shifts to better handle family disputes at the most suitable time for the disputants.
The disputants elected to submit their dispute to the newly-minted League of Nations.
The agitated disputants fidgeted and repeatedly asked, "What is the decision?
Establishing the rules of justice amongst disputants enhances confidence in the court's performance and raises its status on Arab and international scenes, he stressed.
UCS is particularly interested in applications that creatively use funding provided under this RFP to leverage community resources to the maximum extent feasible so that services provided to disputants in the CDRCs are enhanced.
When the disputants reach a settlement, a reconciliation agreement is signed by both parties and attested by a competent judge after which it becomes a legally enforceable document.
For over 10 years now, mobile buses have served as court rooms and mediation chambers to dispense swift justice to prisoners and disputants, especially the elderly and the sick, who have less court access because of distance and poverty.