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Arguments (IPA: /ˈɑɹɡjəmənts/)


Argument (n.)

Proof; evidence.

Argument (n.)

A reason or reasons offered in proof, to induce belief, or convince the mind; reasoning expressed in words; as, an argument about, concerning, or regarding a proposition, for or in favor of it, or against it.

Argument (n.)

A process of reasoning, or a controversy made up of rational proofs; argumentation; discussion; disputation.

Argument (n.)

The subject matter of a discourse, writing, or artistic representation; theme or topic; also, an abstract or summary, as of the contents of a book, chapter, poem.

Argument (n.)

Matter for question; business in hand.

Argument (n.)

The quantity on which another quantity in a table depends; as, the altitude is the argument of the refraction.

Argument (n.)

The independent variable upon whose value that of a function depends.

Argument (v. i.)

To make an argument; to argue.

Argument

Attempt to persuade or to determine the truth of a conclusion

Argument

Math function

Argument

Brief summary in literature

Argument

Actual input passed to a function, procedure, or routine. A parameter is a special kind of variable, used in a subroutine to refer to one of the pieces of data provided as input to the subroutine. These pieces of data are called arguments. For example, def add(x, y): return x + y, then x, y are parameters, while if this is called as add(2, 3), then 2, 3 are the arguments

Argument

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Example Sentence (Quote)

" Even a nod from a person who is esteemed is of more force than a thousand arguments or studied sentences from others." - Plutarch

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Even good arguments fail, if they are spiced with digressions." - Argument

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Expediency may tip the scales when arguments are nicely balanced." - Benjamin N. Cardozo

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I am the logic of all arguments - Arguments are of three kinds:" - Baba Hari Dass

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I assume people with bad arguments will just lose them." - Rachel Maddow


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