Definitions for: Altercate


[v] have a disagreement over something; "We quarreled over the question as to who discovered America"; "These tewo fellows are always scrapping over something"



Webster (1913) Definition: Al"ter*cate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Altercated; p.
pr. & vb. n. Altercating.] [L. altercatus, p. p. of
altercare, altercari, fr. alter another. See Alter.]
To contend in words; to dispute with zeal, heat, or anger; to
wrangle.

Synonyms: argufy, dispute, quarrel, scrap

See Also: argue, brawl, contend, debate, fall out, fence, polemicise, polemicize, polemise, polemize, spat, wrangle

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