discept

intransitive verb dis·cept \də̇ˈsept\

Definition of discept

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. :  debate, discuss, disagree as he discepts and distinguishes, classifies his kinds of tragedy, his orders of comedy — Times Literary Supplement

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Origin and Etymology of discept

Latin disceptare to separate, decide between, debate, from dis- apart + -ceptare (from captare to chase, strive to seize) — more at dis-, catch


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