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Synonyms for quarrel
ˈkwɔr əl, ˈkwɒr-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. quarrel, wrangle, row, words, run-in, dustup(noun)

    an angry dispute

    "they had a quarrel"; "they had words"

    Synonyms:
    words, wrangle, course, lyric, haggling, language, speech, wrangling, row, run-in, dustup, rowing, actor's line, haggle

  2. quarrel(verb)

    an arrow that is shot from a crossbow; has a head with four edges

    Synonyms:
    run-in, dustup, words, row, wrangle

  3. quarrel, dispute, scrap, argufy, altercate(verb)

    have a disagreement over something

    "We quarreled over the question as to who discovered America"; "These two fellows are always scrapping over something"

    Synonyms:
    altercate, junk, gainsay, challenge, trash, dispute, scrap, argufy

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. quarrel

    A feud is enmity between families, clans, or parties, with acts of hostility mutually retaliated and avenged; feud is rarely used of individuals, never of nations. While all the other words of the group may refer to that which is transient, a feud is long-enduring, and often hereditary. Dissension is used of a number of persons, of a party or other organization. Bitterness is in feeling only; enmity and hostility involve will and purpose to oppose or injure. A quarrel is in word or act, or both, and is commonly slight and transient, as we speak of childish quarrels; contention and strife may be in word or deed; contest ordinarily involves some form of action. Contest is often used in a good sense, contention and strife very rarely so. Controversy is commonly in words; strife extends from verbal controversy to the contests of armies. Affray, brawl, and broil, like quarrel, are words of inferior dignity. An affray or broil may arise at a street corner; the affray always involves physical force; the brawl or broil may be confined to violent language.

    Synonyms:
    affray, animosity, bitterness, brawl, broil, contention, contest, controversy, dispute, dissension, enmity, feud, fray, hostility, strife

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. quarrel(n)

    Synonyms:
    altercation, disagreement, dispute, brawl, affray, fray, variance, bickering, contention, wrangle, spat, tiff, squabble, broil, dissension

  2. quarrel(v)

    Synonyms:
    wrangle, altercate, dispute, contend, squabble, bicker, spar, jangle, disagree, clash, dissent, differ

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    feud, dispute

How to pronounce quarrel?

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Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to use quarrel in a sentence?

  1. Thomas Jefferson:

    An association of men who will not quarrel with one another is a thing which has never yet existed, from the greatest confederacy of nations down to a town meeting or a vestry.

  2. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu:

    It has become a fashion of the Delhi chief minister to quarrel with the central government and take the name of the prime minister for each and everything.

  3. Emmanuel Macron:

    The Italian-Franco friendship is indestructible. We do not always agree with each other. We might quarrel or fail to see eye-to-eye. But we always get back together.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    When two women get into quarrel, the truth of both females' real nature comes out often faster than when two men fight or a man and woman squabble.

  5. May Sarton:

    It was completely fruitless to quarrel with the world, whereas the quarrel with oneself was occasionally fruitful and always, she had to admit, interesting.


Translations for quarrel

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  • شجار, نزاعArabic
  • сва́рыцца, сва́ркаBelarusian
  • кавга́Bulgarian
  • বিবাদBengali
  • baralla, discutir, barallar-seCatalan, Valencian
  • hádka, sporCzech
  • skænderi, skændes, uenighedDanish
  • Streit, BolzenGerman
  • τσακώνομαι, τσακωμός, λογομαχία, καβγάςGreek
  • discusión, pelea, riñaSpanish
  • غوغاPersian
  • kina, kiista, riita, vasama, riidelläFinnish
  • querelle, carreau, disputeFrench
  • connsaich, trod, connsachadh, troidScottish Gaelic
  • झगड़ाHindi
  • veszekszik, perpatvar, mozaiklap, veszekedés, burkolólap, veszekedik, vitaHungarian
  • բայբանեարArmenian
  • battibecco, quadrello, bisticcio, litigare, litigio, disputa, lite, diatriba, diverbio, bisticciare, scaramuccia, discussione, discutereItalian
  • 言い争い, タイル, 口喧嘩, 口論, 言い争うJapanese
  • დავაGeorgian
  • 다툼, 싸우다, 싸움, 다투다Korean
  • ка́вгаMacedonian
  • ရန်ဖြစ်Burmese
  • ruzie, twisten, dispuut, ruzieën, onenigheid, ruzie maken, bekvechten, twist, redetwisten, betwisting, geschilpuntDutch
  • krangel, krangleNorwegian
  • kłótnia, sprzeczka, bełtPolish
  • discutir, querela, querelar, discussão, setaPortuguese
  • certa, ceartăRomanian
  • ссо́ра, болт, руга́ться, ссо́риться, брани́ться, спо́рить, перебра́нка, спорRussian
  • кавга, svađa, свађа, kavgaSerbo-Croatian
  • hádka, hádať, sporSlovak
  • prepirSlovene
  • gräl, skäkta, krångla, dispyt, oenighetSwedish
  • ғавғоTajik
  • kavgaTurkish
  • сва́ритися, сва́рка, болтUkrainian
  • جھگڑاUrdu
  • cãi vã, cãi cọVietnamese
  • Chinese

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