English noun: discussion
|1.||discussion (communication) an extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic|
|Samples||The book contains an excellent discussion of modal logic.|
His treatment of the race question is badly biased.
|Broader (hypernym)||communicating, communication|
|Narrower (hyponym)||consideration, detail, dilation, elaboration, enlargement, expansion, talk|
|2.||discussion (communication) an exchange of views on some topic|
|Samples||We had a good discussion.|
We had a word or two about it.
|Broader (hypernym)||language, oral communication, speech, speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, voice communication|
|Narrower (hyponym)||argument, argumentation, conference, debate, deliberation, dialogue, group discussion, negotiation, panel discussion, post-mortem, postmortem, public discussion, talks, ventilation|