argument[ ahr-gyuh-muh nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF argument
Synonyms for argument
- bone of contention
- bone to pick
- difference of opinion
- knock down and drag out
- talking heads
Antonyms for argument
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ARGUMENT
How I closed the argument—the conversation and the interview—and escaped from her, I know not.
But Jeff Rankin swept all argument away with a movement of his big paws.
The man assented to her argument, and went to look out the two beds she wanted.
And always, in response to every argument, Mary shook her head in negation.
It was evident that Dick perceived the futility of argument.
The reply was of the simplest, and it was the end of argument.
Sidney had been insistent, and Harriet had topped the argument in her businesslike way.
She'd win in a walk; unless The Dutchman was at his best when he might give her an argument.
He signaled to Cynthia with his eyes for help in this argument.
Here, again, we have no desire to question the cogency of the argument.
early 14c., "statements and reasoning in support of a proposition," from Old French arguement "reasoning, opinion; accusation, charge" (13c.), from Latin argumentum "evidence, ground, support, proof; a logical argument," from arguere "to argue" (see argue). Sense passed through "subject of contention" to "a quarrel," a sense formerly attached to argumentation.