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Definition 1: speak with others about (something); talk (something) over in detail; have a discussion - [verb of communication]

Samples where discuss or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We discussed our household budget

Synonyms for discuss in the sense of this definition

(discuss is a kind of ...) discuss or mention

"They spoke of many things"

(... is a kind of discuss ) discuss the terms of an arrangement

"They negotiated the sale of the house"

(... is a kind of discuss ) discuss casually

"bandy about an idea"

(... is a kind of discuss ) bring up a topic for discussion

(... is a kind of discuss ) have a conference in order to talk something over

"We conferred about a plan of action"

(... is a kind of discuss ) give advice to

"The teacher counsels troubled students" "The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud"

(... is a kind of discuss ) preside over

"John moderated the discussion"

(... is a kind of discuss ) discuss lightly

"We bandied around these difficult questions"

(... is a kind of discuss ) think about carefully; weigh

"They considered the possibility of a strike" "Turn the proposal over in your mind"

(... is a kind of discuss ) discuss the pros and cons of an issue

(... is a kind of discuss ) hold a powwow, talk, conference or meeting

(... is a kind of discuss ) confer with another in order to come to terms or reach an agreement

"The parties negociated all night"

(... is a kind of discuss ) discuss vehemently in order to reach a solution or an agreement

"The leaders of the various Middle Eastern countries are trying to hammer out a peace agreement"

Definition 2: to consider or examine in speech or writing - [verb of communication]

Samples where discuss or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The author talks about the different aspects of this question
  • The class discussed Dante's `Inferno'

Synonyms for discuss in the sense of this definition

(discuss is a kind of ...) act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression

"This book deals with incest" "The course covered all of Western Civilization" "The new book treats the history of China"

(... is a kind of discuss ) talk at great length about something of one's interest

(... is a kind of discuss ) discuss matters that are related to work

"As soon as they met, the linguists started to talk shop"

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