discept

intransitive verb dis·cept \ də̇ˈsept \

Definition of discept

-ed/-ing/-s
: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)


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