Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An argument, demonstration, or appeal to reason.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An argument.

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  • noun logic, etc. Used in numerous Latin phrases (and occasionally alone) in the sense of “appeal” or “argument”.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin argūmentum; see argument.]

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From the Latin argūmentum.

Examples

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