Con"tro*vert (?), v. t. [imp. & p.p. Controverted; p.pr. & vb.n. Controverting.] [See Controversy.]

To make matter of controversy; to dispute or oppose by reasoning; to contend against in words or writings; to contest; to debate.

Some controverted points had decided according to the sense of the best jurists. Macaulay.

 

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