matter in dispute

matter in dispute

noun argument, bone of connention, case, concern, conclusion, conflict, contention, contentiousness, contestation, controversy, crux, debate, dialogue, disputation, dispute, essence of the dispute, feud, fight, fighting, focus of attention, formal argument, fracas, hostility, imbroglio, issue, item for the agenda, litigation, matter, matter being examined in depth, matter in hand, matter under investigation, open controversy, open quarrel, plot, point, point at issue, point in question, polemic, position, pretext, problem, purport, quarrel, quarreling, question at issue, point at issue, rationale, reason, refutation, result, stance, subject, subject matter, substance, text, thesis
Associated concepts: subject matter of dispute
See also: problem
References in classic literature ?
For tragedy implies some ponderable matter in dispute, some dignus vindice nodus; and this piece of work was all about the petulance of a young ass that had been spoiled, and wanted nothing so much as to be tied up and soundly belted.
I made another attempt to speak of the matter in dispute between us, from my own point of view.