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

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- A cosmological argument, in natural theology, is an argument which claims that the existence of God can be inferred from facts concerning causation, explanation...
- (sometimes written as strawman) is the informal fallacy of re****ing an argument different from the one actually under discussion, while not recognizing...
- 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...
- Look up argument in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. In logic and philosophy, an argument is an attempt to persuade someone of something, or give evidence...
- ontological argument is a philosophical argument, made from an ontological basis, that is advanced in support of the existence of God. Such arguments tend to...
- person'), short for argumentum ad hominem, refers to several types of arguments that are fallacious. Typically this term refers to a rhetorical strategy...
- cosmological arguments. Other arguments for the existence of God have been proposed by St. Anselm, who formulated the first ontological argument; Thomas Aquinas...
- two, or three arguments. A predicate and its arguments form a predicate-argument structure. The discussion of predicates and arguments is ****ociated most...