disagreement

  • 1 disagreement — I noun altercation, argument, argumentation, challenge, conflict, conflict of interest, conflict of opinion, contention, contradiction, contraposition, contrariety, contrariness, contravention, controversy, debate, demurral, difference,… …

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  • 2 disagreement — [n1] dispute, quarrel altercation, animosity, antagonism, argument, atmospherics, bickering, breach, break, clash, clashing, conflict, contention, contest, controversy, crosspurposes, debate, difference, discord, dissent, dissidence, disunion,… …

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  • 3 disagreement — [dis΄ə grē′mənt] n. 1. refusal to agree or comply 2. failure to agree; difference; incongruity; discrepancy [a disagreement between accounts] 3. difference of opinion 4. a quarrel or dispute …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 Disagreement — Dis a*gree ment (d[i^]s [.a]*gr[=e] ment), n. [Cf. F. d[ e]sagr[ e]ment disagreeable circumstance, disagreeableness.] 1. The state of disagreeing; a being at variance; dissimilitude; diversity. [1913 Webster] 2. Unsuitableness; unadaptedness.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 disagreement — late 15c.; see DIS (Cf. dis ) + AGREEMENT (Cf. agreement) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 disagreement — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ bitter, considerable, deep, major, profound, serious, sharp, significant, strong, substantial, substantive …

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  • 7 disagreement */ — UK [ˌdɪsəˈɡriːmənt] / US [ˌdɪsəˈɡrɪmənt] noun Word forms disagreement : singular disagreement plural disagreements 1) [countable/uncountable] a situation involving a lot of disagreements The negotiations ended in disagreement. disagreement with:… …

    English dictionary

  • 8 disagreement — dis|a|gree|ment [ ,dısə grimənt ] noun * 1. ) count or uncount a situation involving a lot of disagreements: The negotiations ended in disagreement. disagreement with: Bowen resigned from the club following a disagreement with the head coach.… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 9 disagreement — n. 1) to express a disagreement 2) to resolve a disagreement 3) a bitter, marked, serious, sharp; slight disagreement 4) a disagreement among, between, with 5) a disagreement about, over * * * [ˌdɪsə griːmənt] between marked over …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 10 disagreement — dis|a|gree|ment [ˌdısəˈgri:mənt] n 1.) [U and C] a situation in which people express different opinions about something and sometimes argue ≠ ↑agreement ▪ We ve had a few disagreements , but we re still good friends. disagreement about/over/as… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 Disagreement — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Disagreement >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 disagreement disagreement Sgm: N 1 discord discord discordance Sgm: N 1 dissonance dissonance dissidence discrepancy Sgm: N 1 unconformity unconformity &c. 83 …

    English dictionary for students

  • 12 disagreement — [[t]dɪ̱səgri͟ːmənt[/t]] disagreements 1) N UNCOUNT: usu N prep Disagreement means objecting to something such as a proposal. Britain and France have expressed some disagreement with the proposal. Syn: objection 2) N VAR: usu with supp, oft in N… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 disagreement — noun 1 (C, U) a situation in which people express different opinions about something and sometimes quarrel: Just because we ve had a few disagreements, it doesn t mean we aren t still friends. (+ about/over/as to): There is some disagreement as… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 disagreement — noun 1) there was some disagreement over possible solutions Syn: dissent, dispute, difference of opinion, variance, controversy, discord, contention, division 2) a heated disagreement Syn: argument, debate, quarrel …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 15 disagreement*/ — [ˌdɪsəˈgriːmənt] noun 1) [C/U] a situation in which people do not agree Bowen resigned from the club following a disagreement with the head coach.[/ex] There has been considerable disagreement about how best to deal with the crisis.[/ex] 2) [U] a …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 16 disagreement — noun a) An argument or debate. They had a bit of a disagreement about what color to paint the bedroom, but they have reached a compromise. b) A condition of not agreeing or concurring. The theory shows considerable disagreement with the data …

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  • 17 disagreement — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Act of disagreeing Nouns 1. disagreement, discord, discordance; dissonance, dissidence, discrepancy; unconformity, incongruity, incongruence; discongruity, misalliance; jarring; dissent, dissension,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 disagreement —   Kū ē ē, hukihuki, mokuāhana, pāoni.    ♦ In disagreement, noho ke e.    ♦ To stir up disagreement, ho okū ē ē …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 19 disagreement — Difference of opinion or want of uniformity or concurrence of views; as, a disagreement among the members of a jury, among the judges of a court, or between arbitrators. The refusal by a grantee, lessee, etc., to accept an estate, lease, etc.,… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 20 disagreement — /dis euh gree meuhnt/, n. 1. the act, state, or fact of disagreeing. 2. lack of agreement; diversity; unlikeness: a disagreement of colors. 3. difference of opinion; dissent. 4. quarrel; dissension; argument. [1485 95; < AF, MF desagrement. See… …

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