Noun Definition


1.Definition: (computer science) a reference or value that is passed to a function, procedure, subroutine, command, or program

Related Noun(s):parameter

Category: General

2.Definition: a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement

"They were involved in a violent argument"

Related Noun(s):contention, contestation, controversy, disceptation, disputation, tilt

Category: General

3.Definition: a course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood; the methodical process of logical reasoning

Related Noun(s):argumentation, line

Category: General

4.Definition: a discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal

"The argument over foreign aid goes on and on"

Related Noun(s):argumentation, debate

Category: General

5.Definition: a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true

"It was a strong argument that his hypothesis was true"

Related Noun(s):statement

Category: General

6.Definition: a summary of the subject or plot of a literary work or play or movie

"The editor added the argument to the poem"

Category: General

7.Definition: a variable in a logical or mathematical expression whose value determines the dependent variable; if f(x)=y, x is the independent variable

Category: General