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. Raven Symon:

    I don’t really like to discuss [ this ] because he is the reason I am on this panel in the first place. He gave me my first job, you need proof and then I will be able to give my judgment here or there.

  2. Yoo Jeh-seung:

    The Republic of Korea and the U.S. assesses that North Korea's nuclear test and its long-range missile test is a severe threat against peace and stability of Republic of Korea and Asia Pacific Region, in response to the increasing North Korea's threat, ROK and the U.S. will officially discuss deploying THAAD to U.S. Forces in Korea to improve its missile defense posture.

  3. Representatives Speaker John Boehner:

    I'm expecting that there will be an authorization for the use of military force sent up here in the coming days. And we're going to go through a rigorous set of hearings and continue to discuss it, it is also going to be incumbent upon the president to go out there and make the case to the American people.

  4. Ben Rhodes:

    We believe the United States needs to have affirmative values that we are promoting around the world, in addition to the efforts we do to counter terrorism, we wanted to discuss not just want we're against, but what we're for.

  5. Guy Hiernaux:

    We will probably be in touch Monday or Tuesday to discuss things further, i think he will accept the test because it will be confidential so there is no reason to not do it.

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