Pronunciation of Altercates
/ˈɒltəkˌe͡ɪts/, /ˈɒltəkˌe‍ɪts/, /ˈɒ_l_t_ə_k_ˌeɪ_t_s/

Synonyms for altercates:

argue (verb)

altercate, bandy, battle, bicker, break with, buck, contend, cross, disagree, dispute, feud, hammer, hash, hash over, hassle, jump, jump on, pettifog, quarrel, quibble, rehash, row, sass, squabble, wrangle, face off, gang up on, hammer away, talk back, face down, knock around, cross swords, lock horns, bump heads, get in one's face, go one on one, have at each other, have at it, mix it up, pick an argument, put up a fight, put up a struggle, set to, sock it to, stick it to.

bicker (verb)

brawl, caterwaul, cavil, dig, fall out, fight, pick at, scrap, scrape, spar, spat, tiff, cause a scene, trade zingers.

brawl (verb)

argue, rumble, scuffle, tussle, wrestle, roughhouse, raise Cain, kick up a row.

conflicts (verb)

Riots, clashes, conflicts, contends, dissents, antagonizes, clamors, bickers, blasts, brawls, broils, collides, differs, disagrees, feuds, rows, spars, squabbles.

contest (verb)

attack, compete, conflict, defend, duel, lay out, repel, rival, rumpus, sock, square off, strike, struggle, take on, tilt, traverse, vie, withstand, fight over, knuckle with, lay a finger on, put on gloves, put up dukes.

debate (verb)

agitate, answer, canvass, cogitate, confab, confute, consider, contest, controvert, deliberate, demonstrate, differ, disprove, kick around, moot, oppose, prove, question, reason, rebut, refute, thrash out, Discept, chew the fat, toss around, hammer away at, pick a bone, put up argument, talk game.

disagree (verb)

clash, debate, disaccord, discord, dissent, divide, haggle, have words, lay into, object, palter, rip, skirmish, sue, take issue, war, zap, bring action, controversialize, go for the jugular, let have it, logomachize.

discuss (verb)

confabulate, confer, converse, descant, dissertate, examine, explain, figure, get together, go into, jaw, kick about, review, sift, ventilate, weigh, Dissert, groupthink, take up, hold forth, bounce off, compare notes, put heads together, consult with, discourse about, exchange views on, reason about.

dispute (verb)

challenge, contradict, deny, discuss, doubt, gainsay, impugn, negate, Disaffirm, have at, jump on one's case.

fight (verb)

assault, box, go to war, grapple, joust, meet, oppugn, protect, resist, rowdy, strive, take the field, tug, flare up, bandy with, wage war, brush with, carry on war, do battle, exchange blows, ply weapons, take all comers, take up the gauntlet, bear arms.

pettifog (verb)

niggle, nitpick, pick to pieces.

quarrel (verb)

bump, carp, charge, collide, complain, disapprove, embroil, find fault, take exception, tangle, vary, object to, have it out, be at loggerheads, get tough with.

quibble (verb)

argufy, avoid, chicane, criticize, equivocate, evade, fence, flip-flop, hem and haw, pretend, prevaricate, shift, waffle, Paralogize, hypercriticize, blow hot and cold, argue over, catch at straws, make a big thing about, nit-pick, put up an argument, split hairs.

skirmish (verb)

combat, engage.

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