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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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. Alexis de Tocqueville:

    An American cannot converse, but he can discuss, and his talk falls into a dissertation. He speaks to you as if he was addressing a meeting; and if he should chance to become warm in the discussion, he will say Gentlemen to the person with whom he is conversing.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    An effective way to stay away from being fooled is to never say anything either in favour or against any media news on which most people discuss or share publicly their views.

  3. Harry Harris:

    I simply won't discuss future operations, with regards to whether we are going to sail within 12 miles, or fly within 12 miles, of any of the reclaimed islands that China has built in the South China Sea, I will reserve that for later.

  4. New Hampshire Perry:

    To be prepared, to stand on the stage and talk about this myriad of issues, whether it's domestic policy, monetary policy or foreign policy, it takes years of intense studies, i spent the last three years in that mode—being able to stand up and discuss all of these issues and do it in a way that is very profound and impactful.

  5. Tim Osborne:

    Russia has made no effort to contact us to try and discuss (the $50 billion award) and has made it very clear that they are not going to pay it, so we are left with no choice but to enforce it, it will take a number of years, we always knew it would ... but we've got the stamina and budget to do it.

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