debating team

Definition of debating team

:a group that competes against other teams in formal debates
  • She was on the debating team at school.

Word by Word Definitions

debate play debating
  1. : a contention by words or arguments : such as

  2. : the formal discussion of a motion (see 1motion 3a) before a deliberative body according to the rules of parliamentary procedure

  3. : a regulated discussion of a proposition (see 1proposition 1b) between two matched sides

  1. : fight, contend

  2. : to contend in words

  3. : to discuss a question by considering opposed arguments

team play
  1. : a number of persons associated together in work or activity: such as

  2. : a group on one side (as in football or a debate)

  3. : crew, gang

  1. : of or performed by a team

  1. : to yoke or join in a team

  2. : to convey or haul with a team

  3. : to form a team or association : join forces or efforts


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