Definition of Argument. Meaning of Argument. Synonyms of Argument

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Definition of Argument

Argument
Argument Ar"gu*ment, n. [F. argument, L. argumentum, fr. arguere to argue.] 1. Proof; evidence. [Obs.] There is.. no more palpable and convincing argument of the existence of a Deity. --Ray. Why, then, is it made a badge of wit and an argument of parts for a man to commence atheist, and to cast off all belief of providence, all awe and reverence for religion? --South. 2. A reason or reasons offered in proof, to induce belief, or convince the mind; reasoning expressed in words; as, an argument about, concerning, or regarding a proposition, for or in favor of it, or against it. 3. A process of reasoning, or a controversy made up of rational proofs; argumentation; discussion; disputation. The argument is about things, but names. --Locke. 4. The subject matter of a discourse, writing, or artistic representation; theme or topic; also, an abstract or summary, as of the contents of a book, chapter, poem. You and love are still my argument. --Shak. The abstract or argument of the piece. --Jeffrey. [Shields] with boastful argument portrayed. --Milton. 5. Matter for question; business in hand. [Obs.] Sheathed their swords for lack of argument. --Shak. 6. (Astron.) The quantity on which another quantity in a table depends; as, the altitude is the argument of the refraction. 7. (Math.) The independent variable upon whose value that of a function depends. --Brande & C.
Argument
Argument Ar"gu*ment ([a^]r"g[-u]*ment), v. i. [L. argumentari.] To make an argument; to argue. [Obs.] --Gower.

Meaning of Argument from wikipedia

- In logic and philosophy, an argument is a series of statements (in a natural language), called the premises or premisses (both spellings are acceptable)...
- strawman) is a form of argument and an informal fallacy of having the impression of re****ing an argument, meanwhile the proper idea of argument under discussion...
- The Argument is the sixth and, to date, final studio album from the post-hardcore band Fugazi released on October 16, 2001 through Dischord Records. It...
- The argument of periapsis (also called argument of perifocus or argument of pericenter), symbolized as ω, is one of the orbital elements of an orbiting...
- target's own beliefs and arguments against them, while not agreeing with the validity of those beliefs and arguments. Ad hominem arguments were first studied...
- teleological argument (from τέλος, telos, 'end, aim, goal'; also known as physico-theological argument, argument from design, or intelligent design argument) is...
- A closing argument, summation, or summing up is the concluding statement of each party's counsel reiterating the important arguments for the trier of fact...
- A cosmological argument, in natural theology and natural philosophy (not cosmology), is an argument in which the existence of God is inferred from alleged...
- The Doomsday argument (DA) is a probabilistic argument that claims to predict the number of ****ure members of the human species given an estimate of the...
- An argument from authority (argumentum ab auctoritate), also called an appeal to authority, or argumentum ad verecundiam, is a form of defeasible argument...
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