Synonyms of quarrel in English:


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1‘there was a quarrel about how much my father was paid’

argument, row, fight, disagreement, difference of opinion, dissension, falling-out
dispute, disputation, contention, squabble, contretemps, clash, altercation, exchange, brawl, tussle, disturbance, conflict, affray, brouhaha, commotion, uproar, tumult, war of words, shouting match, fracas, feud
wrangle, tangle, misunderstanding
Irish, North American, Australian donnybrook
informal tiff, set-to, shindig, shindy, stand-up, run-in, spat, scrap, dust-up, ruction
British informal barney, bunfight, ding-dong, bust-up, ruck, slanging match
British informal Soccer afters
Scottish informal rammy
North American informal hassle
Australian informal yike
archaic broil, miff
archaic tracasserie, tracasseries

reconciliation, agreement


1‘I should be sorry to quarrel over it’

argue, have a fight, have a row, row, fight, disagree, fail to agree, differ, be at odds, have a misunderstanding, be at variance, fall out
dispute, bicker, squabble, brawl, chop logic
wrangle, spar, bandy words, cross swords, lock horns, be at each other's throats, be at loggerheads
informal scrap, argufy, spat
archaic altercate


    quarrel with

    ‘it is difficult to quarrel with the verdict’

    find fault with, fault, criticize, argue against, argue with, object to, be hostile to, censure, condemn, be against, be anti, oppose, be in opposition to, take exception to, attack, take issue with, find lacking, pick holes in, impugn, contradict, dispute, rebut, complain about, cavil at, carp at
    informal knock
    formal gainsay
    rare controvert

    agree with