Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To discourse; expatiate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb rare To discourse or dispute; to discuss.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To discourse or dispute; to discuss.

Etymologies

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Latin dissertus, past participle of disserere; dis- + serere to join, connect: compare French disserter. See series.

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