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, premisses 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...
- arguments: reasoning may be seen as the activity of drawing inferences, whose outward expression is given in arguments. An inference or an argument is...
- 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...
- hominem (Latin for 'argument against the person'), or (Latin for 'argument to the person'), refers to several types of arguments, most but not all, of...
- began with Plato and Aristotle, who made arguments that would now be categorized as cosmological. Other arguments for the existence of God or deities have...
- Oral argument at the appellate level accompanies written briefs, which also advance the argument of each party in the legal dispute. Oral arguments can...
- Electric Arguments is the third album by the Fireman, a duo consisting of Paul McCartney and Youth. The album was first announced 29 September 2008, on...
- two, or three arguments. A predicate and its arguments form a predicate-argument structure. The discussion of predicates and arguments is ****ociated most...
- of arguments, identify unstated ****umptions, evaluate the support an argument offers for a conclusion, and aid understanding of debates. Argument maps...