Definition and Meanings for discuss

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Discuss is ranked 848 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of discuss

transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

Etymology of discuss

l. discussus, p. p. of discutere to strike asunder (hence came the sense to separate mentally, distinguish); dis- + quatere to shake, strike. see quash

Meaning of discuss


as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

  • to break to pieces; to shatter.
  • to break up; to disperse; to scatter; to dissipate; to drive away; -- said especially of tumors.
  • to shake; to put away; to finish.
  • to examine in detail or by disputation; to reason upon by presenting favorable and adverse considerations; to debate; to sift; to investigate; to ventilate.
  • to deal with, in eating or drinking.
  • to examine or search thoroughly; to exhaust a remedy against, as against a principal debtor before proceeding against the surety.
  • No antonyms for discuss

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