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Definition of "quarrel" []

  • An angry dispute; an altercation. (noun)
  • A cause of a dispute or an argument: We have no quarrel with the findings of the committee. (noun)
  • To engage in a quarrel; dispute angrily. See Synonyms at argue. (verb-intransitive)
  • To disagree; differ: I quarrel with your conclusions. (verb-intransitive)
  • To find fault; complain. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "quarrel" in a sentence
  • "“So what I called our quarrel was our actual situation as it appeared after the satisfaction of sensual desire."
  • ""So what I called our quarrel was our actual situation as it appeared after the satisfaction of sensual desire."
  • "The majority of folks know bigotry when they see it, and this quarrel is pretty ludicrous from the get-go."