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Synonyms for argument

Synonyms for argument

a course of reasoning

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a fact or circumstance that gives logical support to an assertion, claim, or proposal

what a speech, piece of writing, or artistic work is about

Synonyms for argument

a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true

a discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal

a summary of the subject or plot of a literary work or play or movie

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

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

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The Queen's argument was, that if something wasn't done about it in less than no time she'd have everybody executed, all round.
The same idea, tracing the arguments to their consequences, is held out in several of the late publications against the new Constitution.
By all means," cried Bingley; "let us hear all the particulars, not forgetting their comparative height and size; for that will have more weight in the argument, Miss Bennet, than you may be aware of.
The argument led to some profoundly gloomy statements of a general nature.
Well, it's a good argument against marriage, that's all.
SOCRATES: And it is true; but still I find with surprise that the old argument is unshaken as ever.
Now and then, losing his calm as he felt himself more and more foolish, Hayward became abusive, and only the American's smiling politeness prevented the argument from degenerating into a quarrel.
But as soon as he thought of what he should say, he felt that Prince Andrew with one word, one argument, would upset all his teaching, and he shrank from beginning, afraid of exposing to possible ridicule what to him was precious and sacred.
He had made no effort to tide over the discomforts of her introduction, and now, engaged in argument with his brother, apparently forgot her presence.
He grew used to hearing the various forms of protest, of argument and abuse, which one and all left Wingrave so unmoved.
After a good deal of fruitless argument the question was referred for decision to a passing Coyote, who was a bit of a demagogue and desirous to stand well with both.
The commander of the Susquehanna and her officers might have made a mistake in all good faith; one argument however, was in their favor, namely, that if the projectile had fallen on the earth, its place of meeting with the terrestrial globe could only take place on this 27@ north latitude, and
The argument of the Republic is the search after Justice, the nature of which is first hinted at by Cephalus, the just and blameless old man-- then discussed on the basis of proverbial morality by Socrates and Polemarchus--then caricatured by Thrasymachus and partially explained by Socrates--reduced to an abstraction by Glaucon and Adeimantus, and having become invisible in the individual reappears at length in the ideal State which is constructed by Socrates.
Alice didn't want to begin another argument, so she said nothing.
As he listened to his brother's argument with the professor, he noticed that they connected these scientific questions with those spiritual problems, that at times they almost touched on the latter; but every time they were close upon what seemed to him the chief point, they promptly beat a hasty retreat, and plunged again into a sea of subtle distinctions, reservations, quotations, allusions, and appeals to authorities, and it was with difficulty that he understood what they were talking about.
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