HyperDic: argumentation

English > 2 senses of the word argumentation:
NOUNcommunicationargumentation, argument, debatea discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal
cognitionargumentation, logical argument, argument, line of reasoning, linea course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood
argumentation > pronunciation
Soundsaa.rgyahmehntey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > argumentation: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal.
Synonymsargument, 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
Verbsarguegive evidence of
arguepresent reasons and arguments
English > argumentation: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood; the methodical process of logical reasoning.
Synonymslogical argument, 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
Verbsarguegive evidence of
arguepresent reasons and arguments

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