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