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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

References in classic literature ?
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.
For some time they continued the argument, and then the intervals between one statement and the next became longer and longer, and they spoke more speculatively and less pugnaciously, and at last fell silent.
She looked at him, and from his fixed stare she thought that he must be working out some theory, some argument. He had thought, perhaps, of some fresh point in his position, as to the bounds of personal liberty.
"I've won?" she repeated, thinking of the argument.
And shall that be the premiss of our argument? Or do you decline and dissent from this?
"And not enough for me to be unable to overwhelm you in argument. But come, I have unbosomed my soul; now tell us what your religion is."
It may perhaps be thought superfluous to offer arguments to prove the utility of the UNION, a point, no doubt, deeply engraved on the hearts of the great body of the people in every State, and one, which it may be imagined, has no adversaries.
The same idea, tracing the arguments to their consequences, is held out in several of the late publications against the new Constitution.
He argues that, 'the standard version of the argument from concept possession is vulnerable to the traditional counterexamples to empiricism' (72).
Accountability Court Judge Mohammad Bashir resumed the hearing of the case against the plea of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz to combine arguments and verdicts of all three references.
The American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, a nationwide group of experienced appellate advocates, has, for many years, analyzed issues related to oral argument among its membership and with judges and academics.
In addition to the wager argument, Pascal's Pensees includes other arguments, such as arguments that Christianity alone meets our existential needs, and arguments that miracle claims and satisfied prophecies favor Christianity over its theistic rivals of Judaism and Islam.
This argument is plausible, because raising taxes can increase revenues.