Definition of quarrel verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

quarrel

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈkwɒrəl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkwɔːrəl//
 
, NAmE//ˈkwɑːrəl//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they quarrel
BrE BrE//ˈkwɒrəl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkwɔːrəl//
 
, NAmE//ˈkwɑːrəl//
 
he / she / it quarrels
BrE BrE//ˈkwɒrəlz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkwɔːrəlz//
 
, NAmE//ˈkwɑːrəlz//
 
past simple quarrelled
BrE BrE//ˈkwɒrəld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkwɔːrəld//
 
, NAmE//ˈkwɑːrəld//
 
past participle quarrelled
BrE BrE//ˈkwɒrəld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkwɔːrəld//
 
, NAmE//ˈkwɑːrəld//
 
(US English) past simple quarreled
BrE BrE//ˈkwɒrəld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkwɔːrəld//
 
, NAmE//ˈkwɑːrəld//
 
(US English) past participle quarreled
BrE BrE//ˈkwɒrəld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkwɔːrəld//
 
, NAmE//ˈkwɑːrəld//
 
-ing form quarrelling
BrE BrE//ˈkwɒrəlɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkwɔːrəlɪŋ//
 
, NAmE//ˈkwɑːrəlɪŋ//
 
(US English) -ing form quarreling
BrE BrE//ˈkwɒrəlɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkwɔːrəlɪŋ//
 
, NAmE//ˈkwɑːrəlɪŋ//
 
 
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(quarrelling, quarrelled, (US English)quarreling, quarreled) [intransitive] to have an angry argument or disagreement My sister and I used to quarrel all the time. quarrel (with somebody) (about/over something) She quarrelled with her brother over their father's will. More Like This Consonant-doubling verbs bob, club, dub, grab, rub, sob, throb kid, nod, pad, plod, prod, shred, skid, thud beg, blog, bug, drag, drug, flag, hug, jog, log, mug, nag, plug bar, confer, infer, occur, prefer, refer, star, stir, transfer acquit, admit, allot, chat, clot, commit, jut, knit, pat, regret, rot, spot, submit (in British English:) appal, cancel, channel, control, counsel, enrol, equal, excel, fuel, fulfil, label, level, marvel, model, pedal, quarrel, signal, travelSee worksheet. Word Origin Middle English (in the sense ‘reason for disagreement with a person’): from Old French querele, from Latin querel(l)a ‘complaint’, from queri ‘complain’.Extra examples Companies always quarrel about the exact terms of the agreement. He wished he hadn’t quarrelled with Tania. I didn’t want to quarrel with Tyler over weekend plans. We tend to quarrel over money. What did you two quarrel about? Why must you always quarrel with your sister? She quarrelled with her brother over their father’s will. Phrasal Verbsquarrel with somebody
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