HyperDic: argument

English > 7 senses of the word argument:
NOUNcommunicationargument, statementa fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true
communicationargument, controversy, contention, contestation, disputation, disceptation, tilt, arguinga contentious speech act
communicationargument, argumentation, debatea discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal
communicationargument, literary argumenta summary of the subject / subject or plot of a literary work or play or movie
communicationargument, parameter(computer science) a reference or value that is passed to a function, procedure, subroutine, command, or program
cognitionargumenta variable in a logical or mathematical expression whose value determines the dependent variable
cognitionargument, argumentation, logical argument, line of reasoning, linea course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood
argument > pronunciation
Soundsaa'rgyahmahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > argument: 7 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true.
Example"it was a strong argument that his hypothesis was true"
Synonymstatement
Narroweradducingciting / citing as evidence or proof
caseA statement of facts and reasons used to support an argument
clincher, determiner, determining factorAn argument that is conclusive
conAn argument opposed to a proposal
counterargumentAn argument offered in opposition to another argument
last wordThe final / final / final statement in a verbal argument
proAn argument in favor of a proposal
proofA formal series of statements showing that if one thing is true something else necessarily follows from it
specious argumentAn argument that appears good at first view but is really fallacious / fallacious
BroaderevidenceAn indication that makes something evident / evident
Spanishargumento
Catalanargument
Verbsarguegive evidence of
English > argument: 7 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement.
Example"they were involved in a violent argument"
Synonymscontroversy, contention, contestation, disputation, disceptation, tilt, arguing
Narrowerargy-bargy, argle-bargleA verbal / verbal / verbal dispute
fightAn intense verbal / verbal / verbal dispute
firestormAn outburst of controversy
polemicA controversy (especially over a belief or dogma)
sparringAn argument in which the participants are trying to gain some advantage
Broaderdispute, difference, difference of opinion, conflictA disagreement or argument about something important
Spanishbronca, controversia, discusión, disputa, lid, pelea, pendencia, polémica, quimera, riña
Catalanargument, controvèrsia, discussió, disputa, lliça, polèmica
Verbsarguehave an argument about something
English > argument: 7 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal.
Example"the argument over foreign aid goes on and on"
Synonymsargumentation, debate
NarrowerlogomachyArgument about words or the meaning / meaning of words
Broaderdiscussion, give-and-take, wordAn exchange of views on some topic
Spanishargumento, debate, discusión
Catalanargument, debat
Verbsarguepresent reasons and arguments
English > argument: 7 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningA summary of the subject / subject or plot of a literary work or play or movie.
Example"the editor added the argument to the poem"
Synonymliterary argument
Broadersummary, sum-upA brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form
Spanishargumento
Catalanargument
English > argument: 7 senses > noun 5, communication
Meaning(computer science) a reference or value that is passed to a function, procedure, subroutine, command, or program.
Synonymparameter
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Broaderaddress, computer address, reference(computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored
valueA numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed
Spanishargumento, parámetro
Catalanargument, paràmetre
English > argument: 7 senses > noun 6, cognition
MeaningA variable in a logical or mathematical expression whose value determines the dependent variable; if f(x)=y, x is the independent variable.
Broadervariable, variable quantityA quantity that can assume any of a set of values
Spanishvariable independiente
Catalanargument, variable independent
English > argument: 7 senses > noun 7, cognition
MeaningA course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood; the methodical process of logical reasoning.
Synonymsargumentation, logical argument, line of reasoning, line
Narrowercasuistryargumentation that is specious or excessively subtle and intended to be misleading
line of inquiry, line of questioningAn ordering of questions so as to develop a particular argument
policyA line of argument rationalizing the course of action of a government
Broaderreasoning, logical thinking, abstract thoughtThinking that is coherent and logical
Spanishargumentación, argumento lógico, argumento
Catalanargumentació, argument lògic, argument

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