argument

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  • Info In logic and philosophy, an argument is an attempt to persuade someone of something, by giving reasons for accepting a particular conclusion as evident. more...
  • His argument was that the larger the work force, the less responsible they felt.
  • Here, he appears to give his support to the argument from design.
  • It is possible to keep some arguments to an agent open and make others closed.
  • The Church had won that argument in the common man's mind.
  • The home market argument with reference to conditions in your section. Cited from Problems in American Democracy, by T. Williamson
  • If this is the case, it is subject to the traditional arguments against that position.
  • The last is used mainly in arguments to make a point seem more correct.
  • Arguments continued over the British taking over a longer section of line from the French.
  • It would use a higher-order function that takes as arguments a function and a list.
  • She said her parents used their ethnic and cultural differences against each other in arguments.
  • The rest of the words are passed as arguments to the command.
  • The argument he gives is that people do not make an effort to manufacture words.
  • Some of the arguments that have been presented against it follow.
  • It must be able to follow the author's argument, so it must have some ability to reason.
  • After several arguments with his father, he left home to work on a horse ranch.
  • The modern form of a design argument is put forth by Intelligent design.
  • A number of arguments have been raised against economic growth.
  • Legal arguments were also frequently used to explore multiple sides of various social issues.
  • There has been some argument by modern scholars over the long jump.
  • The text makes it clear to the reader why the argument or claim is as such.
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Meaning of argument

  • noun A fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true
    it was a strong argument that his hypothesis was true
  • noun A discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal
    the argument over foreign aid goes on and on
  • noun A summary of the subject or plot of a literary work or play or movie
    the editor added the argument to the poem
  • noun (computer science) a reference or value that is passed to a function, procedure, subroutine, command, or program
  • noun A variable in a logical or mathematical expression whose value determines the dependent variable; if f(x)=y, x is the independent variable