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1. argument

noun. ['ˈɑːrgjəmənt'] a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement.

Synonyms

  • arguing
  • contention
  • contestation
  • difference of opinion
  • argy-bargy
  • sparring
  • tilt
  • firestorm
  • disceptation
  • polemic
  • dispute
  • difference
  • conflict
  • fight
  • disputation
  • argle-bargle

Antonyms

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  • uncrate
  • unbox

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Example sentences of the word argument


1. Noun, singular or mass
Research the topic of your essay and use the appropriate facts that will make a strong argument.

Quotes containing the word argument


1. I passionately believe that's it's not just what you say that counts, it's also how you say it - that the success of your argument critically depends on your manner of presenting it.
- Alain de Botton

2. Without pain, how could we know joy?' This is an old argument in the field of thinking about suffering and its stupidity and lack of sophistication could be plumbed for centuries but suffice it to say that the existence of broccoli does not, in any way, affect the taste of chocolate.
- John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

3. Try to find someone with a sense of humor. That's an important thing to have because when you get into an argument, one of the best ways to diffuse it is to be funny. You don't want to hide away from a point, because some points are serious, but you'd rather have a discussion that was a discussion, rather than an argument.
- Ed Sheeran

2. argument

noun. ['ˈɑːrgjəmənt'] a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true.

Synonyms

  • determiner
  • statement
  • clincher
  • counterargument
  • specious argument
  • con
  • proof
  • last word
  • determining factor
  • evidence
  • case
  • pro

Antonyms

  • pro
  • overstatement
  • augmentation
  • diminution

3. argument

noun. ['ˈɑːrgjəmənt'] a discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal.

Synonyms

  • debate
  • argumentation
  • discussion
  • word
  • logomachy

Antonyms

  • weaken
  • pervious
  • inelegance
  • circumstantial evidence

4. argument

noun. ['ˈɑːrgjəmənt'] a summary of the subject or plot of a literary work or play or movie.

Synonyms

  • summary
  • sum-up

Antonyms

  • surrender
  • falsehood
  • truth

5. argument

noun. ['ˈɑːrgjəmənt'] a course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood; the methodical process of logical reasoning.

Synonyms

  • abstract thought
  • argumentation
  • line of reasoning
  • policy
  • logical argument
  • line
  • casuistry
  • line of inquiry
  • reasoning
  • line of questioning

Antonyms

  • agreement
  • straighten
  • stand still
  • impartiality

6. argument

noun. ['ˈɑːrgjəmənt'] (computer science) a reference or value that is passed to a function, procedure, subroutine, command, or program.

Synonyms

  • address
  • reference
  • value
  • parameter

Antonyms

  • equality
  • keep
  • compatibility
  • make peace

7. argument

noun. ['ˈɑːrgjəmənt'] a variable in a logical or mathematical expression whose value determines the dependent variable; if f(x)=y, x is the independent variable.

Synonyms

  • variable quantity

Antonyms

  • similarity
  • same
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