Definition of ARGUMENT


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true; "it was a strong argument that his hypothesis was true" ;

  • 3. (

    ) a discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal; "the argument over foreign aid goes on and on" ;

  • 4. (

    ) a summary of the subject or plot of a literary work or play or movie; "the editor added the argument to the poem" ;

  • 5. (

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

  • 6. (

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

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