altercate Meaning, Definition & Usage
verb have a disagreement over something
argufy; scrap; dispute; quarrel.
- We quarreled over the question as to who discovered America
- These two fellows are always scrapping over something
Al"ter*cate intransitive verb
, p. p. of altercare
, fr. alter
another. See Alter
imperfect & past participle Altercated; present participle & verbal noun Altercating
- The contend in words; to dispute with zeal, heat, or anger; to wrangle.
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