a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true
a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement
a discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal
a summary of the subject or plot of a literary work or play or movie
(computer science) a reference or value that is passed to a function, procedure, subroutine, command, or program
a variable in a logical or mathematical expression whose value determines the dependent variable; if f(x)=y, x is the independent variable
a course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood; the methodical process of logical reasoning
- Bitter arguments ensued from this misunderstanding.
- I am indifferent to their arguments.