- evidence or proof.
- a matter of contention.
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OTHER WORDS FROM argumentre·ar·gu·ment, noun
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How to use argument in a sentence
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
In 2009, a Pakistani Christian woman got into a religious argument with some Muslim women with whom she was harvesting berries.
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
Mehdi Bayati has been putting forward the same argument as my middle school teachers.50 Shades of Iran: The Mullahs’ Kinky Fantasies about Sex in the West|IranWire, Shima Sharabi|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The argument now is how to limit certain types of plays that banks can make under certain circumstances.
The New York kingmaker who died Monday believed voters could actually handle a nuanced argument.David Garth, the Consultant Who Talked Up to Voters|Jeff Greenfield|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Many people when presented with the argument above, would settle it at once with the word "socialism."The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
"But I don't see what you can shoot with it," said Davy, feeling that he was somehow getting the worst of the argument.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
That argument was not the one of least weight in the council in determining that our fleet should not sail against the enemy.
These brilliant results were arrived at after much clamour and argument and imposing procès verbal.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
An argument took place in a coffee-house, between two men of taste, as to the best method of dressing a beefsteak.
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.