HyperDic: discuss

English > 2 senses of the word discuss:
VERBcommunicationdiscuss, discourse, talk aboutto consider or examine in speech or writing
communicationdiscuss, hash out, talk overspeak with others about (something)
discuss > pronunciation
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > discuss: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningTo consider or examine in speech or writing.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example "The class discussed Dante's 'Inferno'"
Synonymsdiscourse, talk about
Narrowerdescanttalk / talk at great length about something of one's interest
talk shopdiscuss matters that are related to work
Broadercover, treat, handle, plow, deal, addressAct on verbally or in some form of artistic expression
Spanishdiscutir, disertar
Nounsdiscussionan extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic
English > discuss: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningspeak with others about (something) ; talk (something) over in detail; have a discussion.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot discuss Sue; Sam wants to discuss with Sue
Example"We discussed our household budget"
Synonymshash out, talk over
Narrowerbandy, kick arounddiscuss lightly
bandy aboutdiscuss casually
broach, initiateBring up a topic for discussion
confer, confabulate, confab, consultHave a conference in order to talk something over
consider, debate, moot, turn over, deliberatethink about carefully
debate, deliberatediscuss the pros and cons of an issue
moderate, chair, leadpreside over
negociate, negotiate, talk termsdiscuss the terms of an arrangement
negociateconfer with another in order to come to terms or reach an agreement
powwowhold a powwow, talk / talk, conference or meeting
rede, advise, counselGive advice to
thrash out, hammer outdiscuss vehemently in order to reach a solution or an agreement
Broadertalk of, talk aboutdiscuss or mention
Spanishdiscutir, entrar en detalles
Catalancomentar fil per randa, discutir, entrar en els detalls
Nounsdiscussanta participant in a formal discussion
discussionan exchange of views on some topic

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