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Engelsk navneord: argument

1. argument (om kommunikation) a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt was a strong argument that his hypothesis was true.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)statement


Mindre specifikke termerevidence


Mere specifikke termeradducing, case, clincher, con, counterargument, determiner, determining factor, last word, pro, proof, specious argument

2. argument (om kommunikation) a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey were involved in a violent argument.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)arguing, contention, contestation, controversy, disceptation, disputation, tilt


Mindre specifikke termerconflict, difference, difference of opinion, dispute


Mere specifikke termerargle-bargle, argy-bargy, fight, firestorm, polemic, sparring

3. argument (om kommunikation) a discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe argument over foreign aid goes on and on.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)argumentation, debate


Mindre specifikke termerdiscussion, give-and-take, word


Mere specifikke termerlogomachy

4. argument (om kommunikation) a summary of the subject or plot of a literary work or play or movie


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe editor added the argument to the poem.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)literary argument


Mindre specifikke termersum-up, summary

5. argument (om kommunikation) (computer science) a reference or value that is passed to a function, procedure, subroutine, command, or program


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)parameter


Mindre specifikke termeraddress, computer address, reference, value


Overordnet emneområdecomputer science, computing

6. argument (om erkendelse) a variable in a logical or mathematical expression whose value determines the dependent variable; if f(x)=y, x is the independent variable


Mindre specifikke termervariable, variable quantity

7. argument (om erkendelse) a course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood; the methodical process of logical reasoning


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI can't follow your line of reasoning.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)argumentation, line, line of reasoning, logical argument


Mindre specifikke termerabstract thought, logical thinking, reasoning


Mere specifikke termercasuistry, line of inquiry, line of questioning, policy









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