ADV. exhaustively, fully, in detail, thoroughly The plan was discussed in great detail. | at length, endlessly, extensively These ideas will be discussed at greater length in the next chapter. | briefly | further | openly This problem has never been discussed openly before. | informally | critically, intelligently Pupils should be encouraged to discuss critically the information they are given.
VERB + DISCUSS convene (sth) to, meet to to convene a conference to discuss the country's political future The committee meets regularly to discuss these issues. | want to, wish to, would like to | refuse to He refused to discuss it with me. | be able to | be prepared to, be willing to I'm not prepared to discuss this on the phone.
PREP. with I'd like to discuss this matter with you later.
PHRASES an opportunity to discuss sth, widely discussed The proposals have been widely discussed in the media.