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Synonyms for argument

Synonyms for (noun) argument

Synonyms: argument, argumentation, logical argument, line, line of reasoning Definition: a course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood; the methodical process of logical reasoning Usage: I can't follow your line of reasoning

Similar words: abstract thought, logical thinking, reasoning Definition: thinking that is coherent and logical

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

Similar words: variable, variable quantity Definition: a quantity that can assume any of a set of values

Synonyms: parameter, argument Definition: (computer science) a reference or value that is passed to a function, procedure, subroutine, command, or program

Similar words: value Definition: a numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed Usage: the value assigned was 16 milliseconds

Similar words: address, computer address, reference Definition: (computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored

Synonyms: literary argument, argument Definition: a summary of the subject or plot of a literary work or play or movie Usage: the editor added the argument to the poem

Similar words: sum-up, summary Definition: a brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form Usage: he gave a summary of the conclusions

Synonyms: statement, argument Definition: a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true Usage: it was a strong argument that his hypothesis was true

Similar words: evidence Definition: an indication that makes something evident Usage: his trembling was evidence of his fear

Synonyms: debate, argument, argumentation Definition: a discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal Usage: the argument over foreign aid goes on and on

Similar words: discussion, word, give-and-take Definition: an exchange of views on some topic Usage: we had a good discussion; we had a word or two about it

Synonyms: arguing, argument, tilt, disceptation, disputation, contention, contestation, controversy Definition: a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement Usage: they were involved in a violent argument

Similar words: conflict, difference, difference of opinion, dispute Definition: a disagreement or argument about something important Usage: he had a dispute with his wife; there were irreconcilable differences; the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats