HyperDic: discussion

English > 2 senses of the word discussion:
NOUNcommunicationdiscussion, treatment, discoursean extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic
communicationdiscussion, give-and-take, wordan exchange of views on some topic
discussion > pronunciation
Soundsdihskah'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > discussion: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic.
Example"the book contains an excellent discussion of modal logic"
Synonymstreatment, discourse
NarrowerconsiderationA discussion of a topic (as in a meeting)
detailExtended treatment of particulars
dilationA lengthy discussion (spoken or written) on a particular topic
expansion, enlargement, elaborationA discussion that provides additional information
talkdiscussion
Broadercommunication, communicatingThe activity of communicating
Spanishdiscurso, discusión
Catalandiscurs, discussió
Verbsdiscussto consider or examine in speech or writing
English > discussion: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningAn exchange of views on some topic.
Example"we had a good discussion"
Synonymsgive-and-take, word
Narrowerargument, argumentation, debateA discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal
conference, group discussionA discussion among participants who have an agreed (serious) topic
deliberation(usually plural) discussion of all sides of a question
negotiation, dialogue, talksA discussion intended to produce an agreement
panel discussiondiscussion of a subject / subject of public interest by a group of persons forming a panel usually before an audience
postmortem, post-mortemdiscussion of an event after it has occurred
public discussion, ventilationFree and open discussion of (or debate on) some question of public interest
Broaderspeech, speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, language, voice communication, oral communication(language) communication by word of mouth
Spanishdebate, discusión, intercambio, palabra
Catalandebat, discussió
Verbsdiscussspeak with others about (something)

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