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Synonyms for altercation
ˌɔl tərˈkeɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. affray, altercation, fracas(noun)

    noisy quarrel

    Synonyms:
    ruffle, fray, disturbance, fracas, affray

Wiktionary

  1. altercation(noun)

    Synonyms:
    dispute, wrangle

  2. altercation(noun)

    Warm contention in words; dispute carried on with heat or anger; controversy; wrangle; wordy contest.

    Synonyms:
    dispute, wrangle

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. altercation

    Synonyms:
    dispute, wrangle, contentious, quarrel, dissension, commotion, variance, disturbance, affray, controversy, brawl

    Antonyms:
    unanimity, concord, compromise, agreement, reconciliation, consonance, conversation, harmony

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. altercation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    dispute, controversy, contention, strife, difference, jangling, jangle, jarring, rupture, quarrel, sparring, bickering, wrangle, wrangling, dissension, war of words

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    argument

How to pronounce altercation?

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How to say altercation in sign language?

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#78005dissension
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How to use altercation in a sentence?

  1. Dean Whiteside:

    I could see [an altercation] brewing up, that’s the reason I got my phone out, ready to film it.

  2. Ben Crump:

    The truth has finally cut through the noise, i have full faith that this truth will prevail to punish this coldblooded killer who angrily created the altercation that led to Markeis' needless death.

  3. John Paul Wilson:

    Participants also believed that the black men were more capable of causing harm in a hypothetical altercation and, troublingly, that police would be more justified in using force to subdue them, even if the men were unarmed.

  4. Mark Ayotte:

    We deemed the altercation a fight. Therefore, by rule, theyre both ejected, i just saw them each lock arms. And that escalated to the fight.

  5. Jeanette Velasquez:

    It started with girls just talking about her, to exchanging words back and forth, to actually the physical altercation.


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