2. A cause of a dispute or an argument: We have no quarrel with the findings of the committee.
intr.v.quar·reled or quar·relled, quar·rel·ing or quar·rel·ling, quar·rels
1. To engage in a quarrel; dispute angrily. See Synonyms at argue.
2. To disagree; differ: I quarrel with your conclusions.
3. To find fault; complain.
[Middle English querele, from Old French, complaint, from Latin querella, querla, from quer, to complain; see kwes- in Indo-European roots.]
quarrel·er, quarrel·ler n.
quar·rel 2(kw?rl, kwr-)
1. A bolt for a crossbow.
2. A tool, such as a stonemasons chisel, that has a squared head.
3. A small diamond-shaped or square pane of glass in a latticed window.
[Middle English quarel, from Old French, from Vulgar Latin *quadrellus, diminutive of Late Latin quadrus, square, from Latin quadrum; see kwetwer- in Indo-European roots.]
quarrel /kwrl, kwr/ v. [I] -reled or -relled, -reling or -relling, -rels to argue very angrily: He quarrels with his mother when she tells him he cant go out at night. n.1 a very angry argument 2 a feeling that s.o. is wronging you: She has a quarrel with her company; they are not paying her enough.