Definition of argument
What does the word argument mean?
part of speech: noun
Reason advanced (for against, proposition or course); (Logic) middle term in syllogism; reasoning process; debate; summary of subject-matter of book; a. (usu. argumentum) ad hominem, one that takes advantage of character or situation of particular opponent, ad crumenam, of his avarice, ad ignorantiam, of his ignorance of the facts. [French]