Synonyms of dispute in English:

dispute


See definition of dispute

noun

1‘the extent of the king's powers was the subject of constant dispute’

SYNONYMS
debate, discussion, discourse, disputation, argument, controversy, contention, disagreement, altercation, falling-out, quarrelling, variance, dissension, conflict, friction, strife, discord, antagonism
rare velitation, contestation
ANTONYMS

agreement

2‘the police were called to resolve their dispute’

SYNONYMS
quarrel, argument, altercation, squabble, falling-out, shouting match, disagreement, difference of opinion, clash, wrangle, feud, fight, fracas, brawl
Irish, North American, Australian donnybrook
informal tiff, spat, scrap, run-in
British informal row, barney, slanging match, ding-dong, bust-up
British informal afters
Scottish informal rammy
North American informal rhubarb
archaic broil, miff
ANTONYMS

agreement


verb

1‘George visited him and disputed with him’

SYNONYMS
debate, discuss, exchange views
quarrel, argue, disagree, have a disagreement, have an altercation, clash, wrangle, bicker, squabble, bandy words, cross swords, lock horns
informal fall out, have words, argufy, scrap, have a tiff, have a spat
archaic altercate

2‘there might be good reason to dispute his proposals’

SYNONYMS
challenge, contest, deny, doubt, question, call into question, impugn, quibble over, contradict, argue about, object to, oppose, disagree with, take issue with, protest against
formal gainsay
rare controvert
ANTONYMS

accept, agree with