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Definition of discuss:

  1. To break to pieces; to shatter.
  2. To break up; to disperse; to scatter; to dissipate; to drive away; - said especially of tumors.
  3. To deal with, in eating or drinking.
  4. To examine in detail or by disputation; to reason upon by presenting favorable and adverse considerations; to debate; to sift; to investigate; to ventilate.
  5. To examine or search thoroughly; to exhaust a remedy against, as against a principal debtor before proceeding against the surety.
  6. To shake; to put away; to finish.


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