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argument
'ɑːrgjəmənt
Main
English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. A course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood; the methodical process of logical reasoning.
  2. A variable in a logical or mathematical expression whose value determines the dependent variable; if f(x)=y, x is the independent variable.
  3. A reference or value that is passed to a function, procedure, subroutine, command, or program.
  4. A summary of the subject or plot of a literary work or play or movie.
  5. A fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true.
  6. A discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal.
  7. A contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement.
Hyphenationar•gu•ment
Part of Speech(名) noun
Matching Results
争论zhēnglùnto argue; to debate; to contend; argument; contention; controversy; debate
辩论biànlùndebate; argument; to argue over
争辩zhēngbiàna dispute; to wrangle
争执zhēngzhíto dispute; to disagree; to argue opinionatedly; to wrangle
唇舌chúnshéargument; words; lips and tongue
论争lùnzhēngargument; debate; controversy
论调lùndiàoargument; view (sometimes derogatory)
变元biànyuán(math.) argument; variable
论点lùndiǎnargument; line of reasoning; thesis; point (of discussion)
极角jíjiǎopolar angle; argument (angle in polar coordinates)
立论lìlùnproposition; argument
道理dàolireason; argument; sense; principle; basis; justification
一说yīshuō(way of) saying (something); statement; argument; theory; according to one theory, interpretation, etc.
diàoto transfer; to move (troops or cadres); to investigate; to enquire into; accent; view; argument; key (in music); mode (music); tune; tone; melody
yuáncurrency unit (esp. Chinese yuan); first; original; primary; fundamental; constituent; part; era (of a reign); (math.) argument; variable; (Tw) (geology) eon; (Chinese surname); the Yuan or Mongol dynasty (1279-1368)
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