"disputes" in the noun sense
1. dispute, difference, difference of opinion, conflict
a disagreement or argument about something important
"he had a dispute with his wife"
"there were irreconcilable differences"
"the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats"
2. dispute, contravention
coming into conflict with
"disputes" in the verb sense
1. challenge, dispute, gainsay
take exception to
"She challenged his claims"
2. quarrel, dispute, scrap, argufy, altercate
have a disagreement over something
"We quarreled over the question as to who discovered America"
"These two fellows are always scrapping over something"
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