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argument

Part of speech: Noun

A presentation of proofs of, or reasons for or against, something; a discussion, controversy, or debate; summary of a book.

Usage examples "argument":
  • " That last argument hadn't struck me," admitted Mr. Murch. - "The Woman in Black", Edmund Clerihew Bentley.
  • It was no time for argument. - "An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (Colonel W. F. Cody)", Buffalo Bill (William Frederick Cody).
  • Consequently the argument does not follow. - "On Prayer and The Contemplative Life", St. Thomas Aquinas.