Definition of discute in US English:

discute

verb

  • To discuss, debate. Now nonstandard.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Stephen Scrope (1397–1472), author and translator. From Middle French discuter (French discuter) to examine the case for and against (something), to contest, dispute from classical Latin discutere to dash to pieces, to shake violently from dis- + quatere to shake, strike.

Pronunciation

discute

/dɪˈskjuːt/