Definitions for discussdɪˈskʌs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dis•cussdɪˈskʌs(v.t.)

  1. to consider or examine by argument, comment, etc.; talk over or write about.

  2. Obs. to make known.

Origin of discuss:

1300–50; (< AF discusser) < L discussus, ptp. of discutere to shatter, scatter

dis•cuss′a•ble(adj.)

dis•cuss′i•ble(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. discourse, talk about, discuss(verb)

    to consider or examine in speech or writing

    "The author talks about the different aspects of this question"; "The class discussed Dante's `Inferno'"

  2. hash out, discuss, talk over(verb)

    speak with others about (something); talk (something) over in detail; have a discussion

    "We discussed our household budget"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. discuss(verb)ɪˈskʌs

    to talk about sth with sb; = talk over

    political thinkers discussing the issues; to discuss her problems with a doctor

Wiktionary

  1. discuss(Verb)

    To drive away, disperse, shake off.

  2. discuss(Verb)

    To converse or debate concerning a particular topic.

  3. discuss(Verb)

    To communicate, tell, or disclose (information, a message, etc.).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Discuss(verb)

    to break to pieces; to shatter

  2. Discuss(verb)

    to break up; to disperse; to scatter; to dissipate; to drive away; -- said especially of tumors

  3. Discuss(verb)

    to shake; to put away; to finish

  4. Discuss(verb)

    to examine in detail or by disputation; to reason upon by presenting favorable and adverse considerations; to debate; to sift; to investigate; to ventilate

  5. Discuss(verb)

    to deal with, in eating or drinking

  6. Discuss(verb)

    to examine or search thoroughly; to exhaust a remedy against, as against a principal debtor before proceeding against the surety

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'discuss' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1917

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'discuss' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1606

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'discuss' in Verbs Frequency: #148


Translations for discuss

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

discuss(verb)

to talk about

We had a meeting to discuss our plans for the future.

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