What does discuss mean?

Definitions for discuss
dɪˈskʌsdis·cuss

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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"

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

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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How to say discuss in sign language?

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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. Tricia Ferrara:

    Initially, it is possible they may not have much to say, events like this sometimes defy language, and a teen may struggle to discuss. However, remain open for these emerging adults. They need to know that they matter and that the world's complexity is in dire need of their taking the time to think about and understand what it means to be global citizens.

  2. Tricia Ferrara:

    Events like this sometimes defy language, and a teen may struggle to discuss. However, remain open for these emerging adults. They need to know that they matter and that the world's complexity is in dire need of their taking the time to think about and understand what it means to be global citizens.

  3. Donald Trump:

    The initial statement was discussing exactly what the meeting was about. It ended up being about that. It did not talk about what got them into the door and I didn't expand on it because I didn't think it was relevant to discuss what the meeting was not actually about even if that's what the email was, as more questions were asked and more information was requested we released more information and went into greater detail.

  4. Melania Trump:

    We discuss, I tell him my opinions.

  5. Paul Ryan:

    We have heard from the campaign, but the two have not yet spoken, we expect the speaker to be in touch with all the remaining candidates soon to discuss our efforts to build a bold conservative policy agenda for 2017.

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