"debating" in the verb sense
argue with one another
"We debated the question of abortion"
"John debated Mary"
2. consider, debate, moot, turn over, deliberate
think about carefully weigh
"They considered the possibility of a strike"
"Turn the proposal over in your mind"
3. debate, deliberate
discuss the pros and cons of an issue
4. argue, contend, debate, fence
have an argument about something
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