have an altercation

have an altercation
index bicker, contend (dispute), dispute (contest)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • have words — have an altercation, argue, dispute …   English contemporary dictionary

  • altercation — n. 1) to have an altercation 2) an altercation about, over; between; with * * * [ˌɔːltə keɪʃ(ə)n] between over with an altercation about to have analtercation …   Combinatory dictionary

  • dispute — dis·pute 1 /di spyüt/ vb dis·put·ed, dis·put·ing vi: to engage in a dispute disputing with management over contract terms vt: to engage in a dispute over disputing the correct application of the contract provision; esp: to oppose by argume …   Law dictionary

  • quarrel — 1. noun they had a quarrel about money Syn: argument, disagreement, squabble, fight, dispute, wrangle, clash, altercation, feud, contretemps, disputation, falling out, war of words, shouting match; informal tiff, run in, hassle, blowup …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • quarrel — n 1. dispute, discord, wrangle, wrangling, bickering, Sl. beef, controversy; contradiction, dissension, variance, difference of opinion; debate, discussion, polemic, logomachy, war of words; contestation, litigation, disputation, argumentation,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • scrap — I n 1. fragment, bit, part, particle; chip, chink, smithereen, splinter, sliver; snip, snippet, wisp, tatter, corner; morsel, crumb, ort; modicum, iota, whit, mite, dam, tinker s dam, trifle; remnant, fraction, section, segment; snatch, shred,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • dispute — I. v. n. 1. Debate, argue, contend in argument. 2. Bicker, wrangle, quarrel, brawl, spar, spat, jangle, squabble, tiff, fall out, have words, have an altercation. II. v. a. 1. Debate, discuss, agitate, ventilate, argue, reason about. 2.… …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • jar — I. v. n. 1. Vibrate harshly. 2. Clash, interfere. 3. Wrangle, contend, quarrel, bicker, spat, spar, jangle, squabble, tiff, have words, have an altercation. II. v. a. Shake, agitate, jolt. III. n. 1. Shake, agitation, jolt …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • quarrel — I. n. 1. Brawl, feud, affray, fray, tumult, contention, altercation, tiff, misunderstanding, wrangle, contest, squabble, broil, jar, breach, rupture, dispute, difference, disagreement, dissension, bickering, quarrelling, strife, breeze, falling… …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • wrangle — I. v. n. Quarrel, bicker, spar, spat, jangle, jar, squabble, tiff, have words, fall out, be at variance, have an altercation. II. n. Quarrel, squabble, jangle, brawl, altercation, jar, bickering, contest, contention, controversy, wrangling, angry …   New dictionary of synonyms

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