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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.
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
7. (Math.) The independent variable upon whose value that of
a function depends. --Brande & C.
Argument Ar"gu*ment ([a^]r"g[-u]*ment), v. i. [L.
To make an argument; to argue. [Obs.] --Gower.
Meaning of Argument from wikipedia
- In logic
and philosophy, an argument
is a series
(in a natural
- The Argument
is the sixth
and, to date, final studio album
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- form of argument
and an informal fallacy based
of re****ing an opponent's argument
, while actually
re****ing an argument
- of the person making
, or persons
****ociated with the argument
of the argument
itself. The terms
or physico-theological argument
, also known
as the argument
from design, or intelligent design argument
is an argument
for the existence
of God or...
- A cosmological argument
, in natural theology
and natural philosophy
(not cosmology), is an argument
of God is inferred
- An ontological argument
is a philosophical argument
for the existence
of God that uses ontology. Many arguments
of the ontological...
- An argument
(argumentum ab auctoritate), also called
to authority, or argumentum
ad verecundiam, is a form of defeasible
reasoning, or "wrong moves" in the construction
of an argument
. A fallacious argument
may be deceptive
to be better
than it really
- In mathematics, the argument
is a multi-valued function operating
on the nonzero complex
numbers. With complex number
as a point
in the complex...