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Synonyms for argument
ˈɑr gyə məntar·gu·ment

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Wiktionary

  1. argumentnoun

    Synonyms:
    actual argument

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. argumentnoun

    While the cause of any event, act, or fact, as commonly understood, is the power that makes it to be, the reason of or for it is the explanation given by the human mind; but reason is, in popular language, often used as equivalent to cause, especially in the sense of final cause. In the statement of any reasoning, the argument may be an entire syllogism, or the premises considered together apart from the conclusion, or in logical strictness the middle term only by which the particular conclusion is connected with the general statement. But when the reasoning is not in strict logical form, the middle term following the conclusion is called the reason; thus in the statement "All tyrants deserve death; Cæsar was a tyrant; Therefore Cæsar deserved death," "Cæsar was a tyrant" would in the strictest sense be called the argument; but if we say "Cæsar deserved death because he was a tyrant," the latter clause would be termed the reason. Compare CAUSE; REASON, v.; MIND; REASONING.

    Synonyms:
    account, aim, cause, consideration, design, end, end, ground, motive, object, principle, purpose, reason, reason

    Preposition:
    The reason of a thing that is to be explained; the reason for a thing that is to be done.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. argument

    Synonyms:
    reasoning, controversy, evidence, discussion, topic, dispute

    Antonyms:
    assertion, assumption, without proof or evidence

Princeton's WordNet

  1. argument, statementnoun

    a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true

    "it was a strong argument that his hypothesis was true"

    Synonyms:
    debate, instruction, disceptation, logical argument, argumentation, assertion, command, contention, financial statement, affirmation, tilt, controversy, disputation, line, contestation, arguing, program line, statement, literary argument, line of reasoning, parameter

  2. controversy, contention, contestation, disputation, disceptation, tilt, argument, arguingnoun

    a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement

    "they were involved in a violent argument"

    Synonyms:
    debate, disceptation, lean, list, rivalry, careen, inclination, sway, leaning, contention, line, rock, tilt, joust, controversy, competition, disputation, literary argument, contestation, line of reasoning, arguing, statement, argumentation, logical argument, public debate, parameter

  3. argument, argumentation, debatenoun

    a discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal

    "the argument over foreign aid goes on and on"

    Synonyms:
    debate, disceptation, logical argument, argumentation, contention, tilt, controversy, disputation, line, contestation, arguing, statement, literary argument, line of reasoning, public debate, parameter

  4. argument, literary argumentnoun

    a summary of the subject or plot of a literary work or play or movie

    "the editor added the argument to the poem"

    Synonyms:
    parameter, contestation, statement, line, literary argument, disceptation, line of reasoning, disputation, debate, contention, argumentation, arguing, logical argument, tilt, controversy

  5. argument, parameternoun

    (computer science) a reference or value that is passed to a function, procedure, subroutine, command, or program

    Synonyms:
    debate, disceptation, logical argument, argumentation, contention, parametric quantity, tilt, controversy, disputation, line, contestation, arguing, statement, literary argument, line of reasoning, parameter

  6. argumentnoun

    a variable in a logical or mathematical expression whose value determines the dependent variable; if f(x)=y, x is the independent variable

    Synonyms:
    parameter, contestation, statement, line, literary argument, disceptation, line of reasoning, disputation, debate, contention, argumentation, arguing, logical argument, tilt, controversy

  7. argumentation, logical argument, argument, line of reasoning, linenoun

    a course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood; the methodical process of logical reasoning

    "I can't follow your line of reasoning"

    Synonyms:
    course, billet, short letter, statement, phone line, melodic phrase, argumentation, controversy, railway line, literary argument, product line, pedigree, parentage, melodic line, rail line, channel, tilt, business line, disceptation, debate, communication channel, job, contestation, line of products, cable, arguing, line of credit, occupation, credit line, blood line, personal line of credit, line of reasoning, pipeline, descent, demarcation, stemma, contention, bank line, agate line, parameter, line of work, contrast, dividing line, stock, business, crease, furrow, lineage, wrinkle, line of merchandise, note, origin, personal credit line, tune, disputation, line, line of descent, melody, telephone circuit, line of business, air, bloodline, transmission line, strain, telephone line, seam, crinkle, production line, subscriber line, ancestry, blood, logical argument, assembly line

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. argumentnoun

    Synonyms:
    reason, reasoning, chain of reasoning, process of reasoning

  2. argumentnoun

    Synonyms:
    controversy, dispute, disputation, discussion

  3. argumentnoun

    Synonyms:
    subject, topic, matter, theme, thesis, question, subject-matter, matter in hand

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. argumentnoun

    Synonyms:
    reasoning, controversy, argumentation, discussion, debate, dispute, disputation, polemic

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How to use argument in a sentence?

  1. Charles Krauthammer:

    That’s what it all hinges on. It’s not a very strong argument in this particular year where the issues that divide voters is not ideology but insiderdom. How much are you inside, how much are you anti-establishment, and how populist are you?

  2. Andrew Cooper:

    The people who are very, very concerned about immigration, what they wanted was purely and simply for the UK to be able to have total control of its borders and total control of the flow of people into this country, and we didn't have an argument that could remotely compete with that. It meant we couldn't really engage in the campaign on that vital issue. We didn't have much option but to keep trying to pivot back to the economic risks.

  3. William Lacy:

    Fox News ' was such a weak argument to say she was being picked on and that four women of color were being picked on by the speaker, fox News ' tells you the level of ignorance to American history on their part as to what we are as the Democratic Caucus. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    The point is that if a person tries to prove his valid point beyond the point of most people’s understanding or self-interest, then at any point they may term his discussion as an ARGUMENT.

  5. David Kopel:

    Trumps approach has probably made things better by improving border security. And, of course, the Trump administration unlike the Obama and Bush administrations didnt allow ATF to mastermind gun-smuggling operations into Mexico, for the purpose of later finding the crime guns and using the finding to bolster the argument for gun control in the U.S..


Translations for argument

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  • حجةArabic
  • дискусия, аргумент, довод, спорBulgarian
  • arguzennoù, arguz, arguzoù, tabut, arguzenn, tabutoùBreton
  • argument, argumentació, disputaCatalan, Valencian
  • argument, hádkaCzech
  • Streitgespräch, Diskussion, Argument, Streit, ArgumentationGerman
  • όρισμα, επιχείρημα, καβγάςGreek
  • bronca, pelea, riña, argumento, discusión, argumentaciónSpanish
  • استدلالPersian
  • väittely, perustelu, riita, argumenttiFinnish
  • argumentation, querelle, argumentFrench
  • aighneasIrish
  • connsachadh, connspaidScottish Gaelic
  • טענה, טיעון, ארגומנט, ויכוחHebrew
  • बिबादHindi
  • վիճաբանություն, վեճ, արգումենտ, կռվան, փաստարկArmenian
  • argomento, argomentazione, discussioneItalian
  • 引数, 論争Japanese
  • قڕه‌بڕ, شه‌ڕه‌قسه‌Kurdish
  • далилдөө, негизделүү, тартыш, дискуссия, ыспат, айтыш, негиздөө, аргумент, талаш, жыйынтык, негиз, далил, жүйөKyrgyz
  • argumentatio, argumentumLatin
  • arguments, argumentācija, neatkarīgais mainīgaisLatvian
  • argument, betoog, ruzieDutch
  • saadtahNavajo, Navaho
  • argumentacja, kłótnia, argumentPolish
  • discussão, argumento, argumentaçãoPortuguese
  • contraargumentare, argument, ceartă, disputăRomanian
  • обоснование, аргумент, спорRussian
  • spor, prepirSlovene
  • argumentAlbanian
  • diskussion, dispyt, argument, gräl, argumentationSwedish
  • வாதம்Tamil
  • వాగ్వాదము, విభేదించుTelugu
  • savunma, ispatlama, genlik, hüccet, akıl yürütme, argument, kanıt, değişken, münakaşa, sav, tartışma, delilTurkish
  • lý lẽ, lí lẽVietnamese

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