What does discuss mean?

Definitions for discuss
dɪˈskʌsdis·cuss

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. discourse, talk about, discussverb

    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 oververb

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

    "We discussed our household budget"

Wiktionary

  1. discussverb

    To drive away, disperse, shake off.

  2. discussverb

    To converse or debate concerning a particular topic.

  3. discussverb

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Discussverb

    to break to pieces; to shatter

  2. Discussverb

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

  3. Discussverb

    to shake; to put away; to finish

  4. Discussverb

    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. Discussverb

    to deal with, in eating or drinking

  6. Discussverb

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Discuss

    dis-kus′, v.t. to examine in detail, or by disputation: to debate: to sift: (coll.) to consume, as a bottle of wine.—adj. Discuss′able.—n. Discus′sion, debate: (surg.) dispersion of a tumour.—adjs. Discuss′ive, Discū′tient, able or tending to discuss or disperse tumours.—n. Discū′tient, a medicine with this property. [L. discutĕre, discussumdis, asunder, quatĕre, to shake.]

Editors Contribution

  1. discuss

    To talk in detail to agree.

    They did discuss their wedding and were so united.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 18, 2020  

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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of discuss in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of discuss in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of discuss in a Sentence

  1. Petro Poroshenko:

    The solution is very simple -- stop supplying weapons ... withdraw the troops and close the border, if you want to discuss something different, it means you are not for peace, you are for war.

  2. Steny Hoyer:

    This is, I think, a moment where we ought to discuss it again.

  3. West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin:

    I am very troubled by the callous behavior of Planned Parenthood staff in (the) recently released videos, which casually discuss the sale, possibly for profit, of fetal tissue after an abortion, until these allegations have been answered and resolved, I do not believe that taxpayer money should be used to fund this organization.

  4. Charles Leath:

    We see individuals where, their spouse dies, they get a new partner, and they were never able to get vaccinated before, i think we should look at each individual scenario and discuss the options with the patient.

  5. Elizabeth Warren:

    Bernie and I met for more than two hours in December 2018 to discuss the 2020 election, our past work together and our shared goals : beating Donald Trump, taking back our government from the wealthy and well-connected, and building an economy that works for everyone. Among the topics that came up was what would happen if Democrats nominated a female candidate. I thought a woman could win ; he disagreed.

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