- evidence or proof.
- a matter of contention.
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OTHER WORDS FROM argumentre·ar·gu·ment, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for argument
Barr was explicit about setting the table for that argument in an interview with a Chicago Tribune columnist this week.William Barr is the poster child for politicized law enforcement officials|Philip Bump|September 17, 2020|Washington Post
What was important for us was finding a solution that fit the customer behavior—that’s the key argument for moving users from an illegal website to a legal one.An Africa-focused music download service raised $6 million from its IPO to help pay artists|Yomi Kazeem|September 16, 2020|Quartz
A super PAC funded almost entirely by Illinois megadonor Richard Uihlein, Restoration has run a string of ads in the Midwest supporting local Republican candidates and making very different arguments against Joe Biden.
Murphy says that from October 2018 to March 2019, he, Nielsen, and other top DHS officials discussed how best to present their argument to Congress for building a wall on the southern border with Mexico.What to make of the DHS whistleblower’s shocking complaint|Alex Ward|September 11, 2020|Vox
You kind of need a case study to have a solid argument for an advertiser.‘Layer of data and efficiency’: How TechCrunch took Disrupt virtual — and grew for its tenth anniversary|Max Willens|September 11, 2020|Digiday
I remember that after the movie, people were saying how depressing it was, and I started an argument with them.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The argument now is how to limit certain types of plays that banks can make under certain circumstances.
This is where I think the argument against me falls off the cliff.
History itself has been aptly described as an argument un-ended.
Obama and the Democrats have embraced the argument that suburbs and sprawl are bad for you.
Against the breeze of such high indignation, any argument would be blown away.The Trumpeter Swan|Temple Bailey
I said quite a little after this, and of course the general run of my argument was that I was rather intelligent myself.The Lost Art of Reading|Gerald Stanley Lee
Apologists like Lekebusch and Oertel reject Bleek's argument.Supernatural Religion, Vol. III. (of III)|Walter Richard Cassels
It appears to me that this thinness cannot be used as an argument.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1|Francis Maitland Balfour
I would not allow that paper, blown by the wind, to scare me from the highway of the argument!The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 10 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
British Dictionary definitions for argument
- a process of deductive or inductive reasoning that purports to show its conclusion to be true
- formally, a sequence of statements one of which is the conclusion and the remainder the premises
- an element to which an operation, function, predicate, etc, applies, esp the independent variable of a function
- the amplitude of a complex number
Idioms and Phrases with argument
see under pick a quarrel.