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Meaning & Definition of Argument in English

English

Argument

/ɑrgjəmənt/

noun

1. A fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true

  • "It was a strong argument that his hypothesis was true"
    synonym:
  • argument
  • ,
  • statement

2. A contentious speech act

  • A dispute where there is strong disagreement
  • "They were involved in a violent argument"
    synonym:
  • controversy
  • ,
  • contention
  • ,
  • contestation
  • ,
  • disputation
  • ,
  • disceptation
  • ,
  • tilt
  • ,
  • argument
  • ,
  • arguing

3. A discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal

  • "The argument over foreign aid goes on and on"
    synonym:
  • argument
  • ,
  • argumentation
  • ,
  • debate

4. A summary of the subject or plot of a literary work or play or movie

  • "The editor added the argument to the poem"
    synonym:
  • argument
  • ,
  • literary argument

5. (computer science) a reference or value that is passed to a function, procedure, subroutine, command, or program

    synonym:
  • argument
  • ,
  • parameter

6. A variable in a logical or mathematical expression whose value determines the dependent variable

  • If f(x)=y, x is the independent variable
    synonym:
  • argument

7. 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"
    synonym:
  • argumentation
  • ,
  • logical argument
  • ,
  • argument
  • ,
  • line of reasoning
  • ,
  • line

Examples of using

This argument is nothing more than rhetoric.
This argument is pure rhetoric.
This argument is totally ridiculous. Forget it!