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Synonyms for moot

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. moot(adj)

    a hypothetical case that law students argue as an exercise

    "he organized the weekly moot"

    uncontroversial, relevant, noncontroversial

  2. moot(adj)

    of no legal significance (as having been previously decided)

    arguable, debatable, disputable

    uncontroversial, noncontroversial, relevant

  3. arguable, debatable, disputable, moot(verb)

    open to argument or debate

    "that is a moot question"

    arguable, problematical, debatable, disputable, problematic

    relevant, uncontroversial, noncontroversial

  4. consider, debate, moot, turn over, deliberate(verb)

    think about carefully; weigh

    "They considered the possibility of a strike"; "Turn the proposal over in your mind"

    turn, reckon, dig, flip, pass on, weigh, view, debate, fence, reach, take, roll, study, see, deal, tump over, think, contend, conceive, give, deliberate, overturn, bowl over, delve, pass, tip over, count, upset, believe, flip over, turn over, regard, argue, consider, knock over, look at, hand, cut into

    uncontroversial, noncontroversial, relevant

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. moot

    agitate, discuss, ventilate, argue

    suppress, stifle, burke, hush, shelve

Editors Contribution

  1. mutual

    Submitted by ryan_1 on December 28, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. moot(v. a.)

    debate, discuss, dispute, argue

  2. moot(a.)

    debatable, disputable, disputed, unsettled, in question

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. moot(a)

    undecided, unsettled, debatable

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "moot":

    theoretical, contest, debatable, questionable, non-applicable, competition, irrelevant

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How to use moot in a sentence?

  1. Anuj Somany:

    There are many concerned that the world will end on this or that day, but the moot question is as how many have actually lived their lives

  2. Jon Ralston:

    I have always believed that Mayor Pete's strategy here was to build a formidable infrastructure to capitalize on any momentum from Iowa and New Hampshire. And Mayor Pete has done so, mayor Pete meager standing in the polls here masks Mayor Pete commitment on the ground to use( Nevada) as a springboard. But Mayor Pete needs Joe Biden to falter before Nevada votes or this probably is moot.

  3. Cora Breuner:

    Many people who are depressed or anxious don't have much of a libido so the concept of having less of one may be moot if they are having a hard time getting out of bed at all or getting to school or going out with their friends to the mall.

  4. New York:

    The basic point is you know why does the court rule on an issue that is moot unless -- and which they had just decided several months before in other cases which presented the same argument -- why rule on a case that is moot and come up with a different decision than you did several months ago on the same issue ? You have a different court and I think that was the statement that the court was making.

  5. Marco Caceres:

    We know the Russians build excellent engines, but we don’t know how the quality control is, to a certain extent, it’s a moot point because NASA doesn’t have a lot of choices.

Translations for moot

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • مجادل فيهArabic
  • discutible, plantejar, irrellevantCatalan, Valencian
  • irrelevantGerman
  • plantear, irrelevante, discutible, punto muerto, proponer, sugerirSpanish
  • epärelevantti, asian vierestä, kiistanalainen, tuoda keskusteluunFinnish
  • discutable, vain, vaine, stérileFrench
  • hypothetisch, ter sprake brengen, ter tafel brengen, irrelevantDutch
  • spornyPolish
  • discutível, tencionar, propor, irrelevantePortuguese
  • дискуссионный, теоретический, [[ставить]] [[вопрос]] [[на]] [[обсуждение]], гипотетический, спорныйRussian
  • oviktig, ovidkommande, irrelevantSwedish
  • спірний, піднімати питанняUkrainian
  • 無實際意義Chinese

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