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〔 ˋɑrgjәmәnt 〕


〔 ˊɑːɡjumәnt 〕

Overview of noun argument

The noun argument has 7 senses

  • argument, statement -- (a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true; "it was a strong argument that his hypothesis was true")

  • controversy, contention, contestation, disputation, disceptation, tilt, argument, arguing -- (a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement; "they were involved in a violent argument")

  • argument, argumentation, debate -- (a discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal; "the argument over foreign aid goes on and on")

  • argument, literary argument -- (a summary of the subject or plot of a literary work or play or movie; "the editor added the argument to the poem")

  • argument, parameter -- ((computer science) a reference or value that is passed to a function, procedure, subroutine, command, or program)

  • argument -- (a variable in a logical or mathematical expression whose value determines the dependent variable; if f(x)=y, x is the independent variable)

  • argumentation, logical argument, argument, line of reasoning, line -- (a course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood; the methodical process of logical reasoning; "I can't follow your line of reasoning")