Argument Meaning and Definition


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What is the definition Argument? What is its meaning in the dictionary? Words starting with Argument, Synonyms, Example sentences, How to pronounce? Derivations, Words ending with Argument, Related sentences, Antonyms and more...

Argument meaning

Word: Argument

How to pronounce: ˈɑːgjʊmənt

Noun

Definitions:

1. An exchange of diverging or opposite views, typically a heated or angry one.

Example sentences: "I've had an argument with my father"

2. A reason or set of reasons given with the aim of persuading others that an action or idea is right or wrong.

Example sentences: "There is a strong argument for submitting a formal appeal"

3. An independent variable associated with a function and determining the value of the function. For example, in the expression y = F(x₁, x₂), the arguments of the function F are x₁ and x₂, and the value is y.

Example sentences: "Abel's theorem states that any such sum can be expressed as a fixed number p of these integrals, with integration arguments that are algebraic functions of the original arguments."

4. Any of the noun phrases in a clause that are related directly to the verb, typically the subject, direct object, and indirect object.

Example sentences: "It does not contain a semantic predicate, either, because the anaphor is not an argument of the verb."

5. A summary of the subject matter of a book.


Synonyms:

parameter

arg

debate

dispute

case

controversy

contestation

row

altercation

quarrel

bickering

thesis

contention

fight

spat

tiff

brawl

hassle

line of reasoning

discussion

discourse

talk

deliberation

reason

reasoning

rationale

logical argument

explanation

wrangle

bicker

squabble

disagreement

misunderstanding

proof

evidence

assertion

statement


Antonyms:

counterargument


Derivations:

arguing

arguable

argued

argumentative

argumentation

argue


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Argument in Other Languages...

Spanish: Argumento

German: Argument

French: Argument

Italian: Argomento

Turkish: Değişken


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