English dictionary definition of:

debate


Noun

  • a discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal
  • the formal presentation of a stated proposition and the opposition to it (usually followed by a vote)

Verb

  • argue with one another
  • have an argument about something
  • discuss the pros and cons of an issue
  • think about carefully; weigh

Thesaurus

argue argument argumentation consider contend deliberate disputation fence moot

Spellzone course content

View spelling list a-e words - set 2 and learn about the word debate in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?.

Scrabble score for debate


Scrabble score = 9

generated at 06:20:48 on 18-01-20

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