Definition of Moot:

  1. Having little or no practical relevance, typically because the subject is too uncertain to allow a decision.

  2. A mock trial set up to examine a hypothetical case as an academic exercise.

  3. An assembly held for debate, especially in Anglo-Saxon and medieval times.

  4. Undebatable.  Sometimes implies a degree of controversy where stakeholders are not willing to concede anything. On the topic of gun control, we knew any further discussion was moot; neither side would give in, so there was no point in continuing the debate..

  5. Irrelevant. I know for a fact that I will need to work late on Thursday, so any further discussion of a social gathering that night would be a moot conversation..

  6. Raise (a question or topic) for discussion; suggest (an idea or possibility).

  7. Subject to debate, dispute, or uncertainty.

Synonyms of Moot

Abstract, Academic, Advance, Agitate, Arguable, Argue, Argufy, Armchair, At issue, Bandy words, Bicker, Bring before, Bring forward, Bring up, Broach, Canvass, Cavil, Choplogic, Commend to attention, Confutable, Confuted, Conjectural, Contend, Contest, Contestable, Contested, Controversial, Controvertible, Cross swords, Cut and thrust, Debatable, Debate, Deniable, Disbelieved, Discept, Discredited, Disputable, Dispute, Disputed, Doubtable, Doubted, Doubtful, Dubious, Dubitable, Exploded, Give and take, Hassle, Have it out, Hypothetic, Ideal, Iffy, Impractical, In dispute, In doubt, In dubio, In question, Indefinite, Introduce, Join issue, Launch, Lay before, Lock horns, Logomachize, Make a motion, Mistakable, Mistrusted, Move, Notional, Offer a resolution, Open to doubt, Open to question, Open up, Pettifog, Plead, Polemicize, Polemize, Pose, Posit, Postulate, Postulatory, Prefer, Problematic, Problematical, Proffer, Propose, Proposition, Propound, Put forth, Put forward, Put it to, Questionable, Questioned, Quibble, Recommend, Refutable, Set before, Set forth, Spar, Speculative, Start, Submit, Suggest, Suppositional, Suspect, Suspected, Suspicious, Take sides, Theoretical, Thrash out, Try conclusions, Uncertain, Undecided, Under a cloud, Under suspicion, Undetermined, Unresolved, Unsettled, Ventilate, Wrangle, Raise, Bring up, Broach, Mention, Put forward, Introduce, Advance, Present, Propose, Suggest, Submit, Propound, Air, Ventilate, Debatable, Open to debate, Open to discussion, Arguable, Questionable, At issue, Open to question, Open, Doubtful, Open to doubt, Disputable, Contestable, Controvertible, Problematic, Problematical, Controversial, Contentious, Vexed, Disputed, Unresolved, Unsettled, Up in the air, Undecided, Yet to be decided, Undetermined, Unconcluded

How to use Moot in a sentence?

  1. When six year old Laura objected to going to sleep at 8:00 that evening, she knew it was a moot point since her Mother wasnt going to change her mind.
  2. Whether the temperature rise was mainly due to the greenhouse effect was a moot point.
  3. The object of a moot is to provide practice in developing an argument.
  4. Sylvia needed a vacation, and a trip to Ireland had been mooted.
  5. Even if, as some have supposed, the manor court, or hall moot, had Anglo-Saxon forebears, it was an institution that must have changed out of all recognition after 1100.
  6. It is a moot point whether or not I like the Florida Keys at this time of year as I do not have any paid time off left and will not be able to travel.
  7. In U.S. history, the teacher began to discuss about the moot topic of astrology, however, we shifted back to the Civil War soon after.

Meaning of Moot & Moot Definition