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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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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.
He was delighted at the unexpected rapidity of his pupil's progress, but could not abandon the edifice of argument he had laboriously constructed.
This last argument had indeed some effect on Jones, and while he was weighing it the landlord threw all the rhetoric of which he was master into the same scale.
The King's argument was, that anything that had a head could be beheaded, and that you weren't to talk nonsense.
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.
For the plan grows under the author's hand; new thoughts occur to him in the act of writing; he has not worked out the argument to the end before he begins.
As soon as Joan had taken her seat, an argument had sprung up on either side of Katharine, as to whether the Salvation Army has any right to play hymns at street corners on Sunday mornings, thereby making it impossible for James to have his sleep out, and tampering with the rights of individual liberty.
But the personal question between James and Johnnie merged into some argument already, apparently, debated, so that the parts had been distributed among the family, in which Ralph took the lead; and Katharine found herself opposed to him and the champion of Johnnie's cause, who, it appeared, always lost his head and got excited in argument with Ralph.
But at the most exciting stage of the argument, for no reason that Katharine could see, all chairs were pushed back, and one after another the Denham family got up and went out of the door, as if a bell had summoned them.
She was thinking of their argument, and when, after the long climb, he opened his door, she began at once.
But now, since the argument has thus far prevailed, the only question which remains to be considered is, whether we shall do rightly either in escaping or in suffering others to aid in our escape and paying them in money and thanks, or whether in reality we shall not do rightly; and if the latter, then death or any other calamity which may ensue on my remaining here must not be allowed to enter into the calculation.
It was a perfect answer to an argument which had seemed unanswerable.
And not enough for me to be unable to overwhelm you in argument.
We have not the requisite data," chimed in the professor, and he went back to his argument.
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