Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun moot

1 sense of moot

Sense 1
moot -- (a hypothetical case that law students argue as an exercise; "he organized the weekly moot")
       => lawsuit, suit, case, cause, causa -- (a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy; "the family brought suit against the landlord")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb moot

1 sense of moot

Sense 1
consider, debate, moot, turn over, deliberate -- (think about carefully; weigh; "They considered the possibility of a strike"; "Turn the proposal over in your mind")
       => hash out, discuss, talk over -- (speak with others about (something); talk (something) over in detail; have a discussion; "We discussed our household budget")

Antonyms of adj moot

2 senses of moot

Sense 1
moot -- (of no legal significance (as having been previously decided))

INDIRECT (VIA irrelevant) -> relevant -- (having a bearing on or connection with the subject at issue; "the scientist corresponds with colleagues in order to learn about matters relevant to her own research")

Sense 2
arguable, debatable, disputable, moot -- (open to argument or debate; "that is a moot question")

INDIRECT (VIA controversial) -> uncontroversial, noncontroversial -- (not likely to arouse controversy)

Similarity of adj moot

2 senses of moot

Sense 1
moot -- (of no legal significance (as having been previously decided))
       => irrelevant (vs. relevant) -- (having no bearing on or connection with the subject at issue; "an irrelevant comment"; "irrelevant allegations")

Sense 2
arguable, debatable, disputable, moot -- (open to argument or debate; "that is a moot question")
       => controversial (vs. uncontroversial) -- (marked by or capable of arousing controversy; "the issue of the death penalty is highly controversial"; "Rushdie's controversial book"; "a controversial decision on affirmative action")

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