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)...
- 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...
- of the person making the argument, or persons ****ociated with the argument, rather than attacking the substance of the argument itself. The terms ad mulierem...
- form of argument and is an informal fallacy based on giving the impression of re****ing an opponent's argument, while actually re****ing an argument that was...
- Probabilistic argument may refer to: Probabilistic argument, any argument involving probability theory Probabilistic method, a method of non-constructive...
- faulty reasoning, or "wrong moves" in the construction of an argument. A fallacious argument may be deceptive by appearing to be better than it really is...
- teleological or physico-theological argument, also known as the argument from design, or intelligent design argument is an argument for the existence of God or...
- In mathematics, the argument is a multi-valued function operating on the nonzero complex numbers. With complex number z visualized as a point in the complex...
- An ontological argument is a philosophical argument for the existence of God that uses ontology. Many arguments fall under the category of the ontological...
- In natural theology and philosophy, a cosmological argument is an argument in which the existence of a unique being, generally seen as some kind of god...
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