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Definition of Discuss


  1. To break to pieces; to shatter.
  2. To break up; to disperse; to scatter; to dissipate; to drive away; -- said especially of tumors.
  3. To shake; to put away; to finish.
  4. To examine in detail or by disputation; to reason upon by presenting favorable and adverse considerations; to debate; to sift; to investigate; to ventilate.
  5. To deal with, in eating or drinking.
  6. To examine or search thoroughly; to exhaust a remedy against, as against a principal debtor before proceeding against the surety.

Discuss Quotations

Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people. - Eleanor Roosevelt
Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Sometimes I've been to a party where no one spoke to me for a whole evening. The men, frightened by their wives or sweeties, would give me a wide berth. And the ladies would gang up in a corner to discuss my dangerous character.
Marilyn Monroe

Eventually, competition and adventure wane, and I enter my ibuprofen phase. Tweaky hamstrings and achy knees restrict mileage, but I continue running for health, sanity, and the ritual of a Sunday trail run with like-minded buddies. We discuss the nagging injuries that bedevil us, and remember the good old days when we were kings.
Don Kardong

People discuss my art and pretend to understand as if it were necessary to understand, when it's simply necessary to love.
Claude Monet

Benjamin Franklin said there were only two things certain in life: death and taxes. But I'd like to add a third certainty: trash. And while some in this room might want to discuss reducing taxes, I want to talk about reducing trash.
Ruth Ann Minner
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Discuss Translations

discuss in Danish is behandle
discuss in Dutch is bespreken, discuteren
discuss in Finnish is pohtia
discuss in French is discutons, discutent, discuter, discutez
discuss in Latin is tracto, dissero, disputo, confero
discuss in Portuguese is discuta
discuss in Spanish is debatir, debatir, discutir, cuestionar
discuss in Swedish is diskutera, avhandla, diskutera
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