Definition of Arguments. Meaning of Arguments. Synonyms of Arguments

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Definition of Arguments

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 Arguments from wikipedia

- and criteria to evaluate arguments. Deductive arguments can be valid, and the valid ones can be sound: in a valid argument, premises necessitate the...
- subsequent re****ation of that false argument ("knock down a straw man") instead of the opponent's proposition. Straw man arguments have been used throughout history...
- two, or three arguments. A predicate and its arguments form a predicate-argument structure. The discussion of predicates and arguments is ****ociated most...
- 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...
- inferences or arguments. Reasoning is the activity of drawing inferences. Arguments are the outward expression of inferences. An argument is a set of premises...
- Argument may refer to: The Argument (Fugazi album), 2001 The Argument (Grant Hart album), 2013 The Argument (film), a 2020 American film The Argument...
- of arguments, identify unstated ****umptions, evaluate the support an argument offers for a conclusion, and aid understanding of debates. Argument maps...
- 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...
- cosmological arguments. Other arguments for the existence of God have been proposed by St. Anselm, who formulated the first ontological argument; Thomas Aquinas...
- Sometimes, subscripts can be used to denote arguments. For example, we can use subscripts to denote the arguments with respect to which partial derivatives...