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Synonyms for argument

Synonyms for argument

a course of reasoning


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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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.
Katharine went over the argument in her mind, remembering how, now and then, it had been set conspicuously on the right course by some remark offered either by James or by Johnnie.
She looked at him, and from his fixed stare she thought that he must be working out some theory, some argument.
The same idea, tracing the arguments to their consequences, is held out in several of the late publications against the new Constitution.
The two-volume anthology collects recent articles on the cosmological argument that the universe had a beginning.
If you keep If P (an invention) then Q (a paradigm of empowerment) in mind, you can structure your questions to probe for the P and Q of the particular innovation you're considering and then decide whether that P and Q add up to a valid argument or rely on a logical fallacy.
Press Tab to move to the Col_Index_Number argument.
One of the petitioners in the disqualification case against Senator Grace Poe asked the Supreme Court to conduct a daily oral arguments on the case due to time constraints.
You're not likely to win your case through oral argument alone, but you sure can lose it there.
The first argument precedes by assuming determinism from the outset, which Balaguer rightly criticizes for assuming precisely what it means to conclude.
With that in mind, here are what Herring calls the Ten Golden Rules of Argument.
Logicians call an argument that follows pattern (1) the fallacy of affirmation of the consequent.
of Windsor, Canada) contributes to the rather recent rehabilitation of Sophists, who had a bad reputation since Plato, by examining the methods of sophistic argument as Sophists have used it in their own writings, as it has influenced other schools of philosophy, and as depicted by its critics.