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Argument vs. Persuasion

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Argumentnoun

A fact or statement used to support a proposition; a reason.

Persuasionnoun

The act of persuading, or trying to do so; the addressing of arguments to someone with the intention of changing their mind or convincing them of a certain point of view, course of action etc.

Argumentnoun

A verbal dispute; a quarrel.

Persuasionnoun

An argument or other statement intended to influence one's opinions or beliefs; a way of persuading someone.

Argumentnoun

A process of reasoning.

Persuasionnoun

A strongly held conviction, opinion or belief.

‘It is his persuasion that abortion should never be condoned.’;

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Argumentnoun

A series of propositions organized so that the final proposition is a conclusion which is intended to follow logically from the preceding propositions, which function as premises.

Persuasionnoun

One's ability or power to influence someone's opinions or feelings; persuasiveness.

Argumentnoun

(mathematics) The independent variable of a function.

Persuasionnoun

A specified religious adherence, a creed; any school of thought or ideology.

Argumentnoun

(mathematics) The phase of a complex number.

Persuasionnoun

Another personal, animal or inanimate trait that is not (very) liable to be changed by persuasion, such as sex, gender, ethnicity, origin, profession or nature.

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Argumentnoun

(programming) A value, or reference to a value, passed to a function.

‘Parameters are like labeled fillable blanks used to define a function whereas arguments are passed to a function when calling it, filling in those blanks.’;

Persuasionnoun

The act of persuading; the act of influencing the mind by arguments or reasons offered, or by anything that moves the mind or passions, or inclines the will to a determination.

‘For thou hast all the arts of fine persuasion.’;

Argumentnoun

(programming) A parameter in a function definition; an actual parameter, as opposed to a formal parameter.

Persuasionnoun

The state of being persuaded or convinced; settled opinion or conviction, which has been induced.

‘If the general persuasion of all men does so account it.’; ‘My firm persuasion is, at least sometimes,That Heaven will weigh man's virtues and his crimesWith nice attention.’;

Argumentnoun

(linguistics) Any of the phrases that bears a syntactic connection to the verb of a clause.

Persuasionnoun

A creed or belief; a sect or party adhering to a certain creed or system of opinions; as, of the same persuasion; all persuasions are agreed.

‘Of whatever state or persuasion, religious or political.’;

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Argumentnoun

(astronomy) The quantity on which another quantity in a table depends.

‘The altitude is the argument of the refraction.’;

Persuasionnoun

The power or quality of persuading; persuasiveness.

‘Is 't possible that my deserts to youCan lack persuasion?’;

Argumentnoun

The subject matter of a discourse, writing, or artistic representation; theme or topic; also, an abstract or summary, as of the contents of a book, chapter, poem.

Persuasionnoun

That which persuades; a persuasive.

Argumentnoun

Matter for question; business in hand.

Persuasionnoun

the act of persuading (or attempting to persuade); communication intended to induce belief or action

Argumentverb

To put forward as an argument; to argue.

Persuasionnoun

a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty;

‘my opinion differs from yours’; ‘what are your thoughts on Haiti?’;

Argumentnoun

Proof; evidence.

‘There is.. no more palpable and convincing argument of the existence of a Deity.’; ‘Why, then, is it made a badge of wit and an argument of parts for a man to commence atheist, and to cast off all belief of providence, all awe and reverence for religion?’;

Persuasionnoun

inducement to act by argument or reasoning or entreaty

Argumentnoun

A reason or reasons offered in proof, to induce belief, or convince the mind; reasoning expressed in words; as, an argument about, concerning, or regarding a proposition, for or in favor of it, or against it.

Persuasion

Persuasion or persuasion arts is an umbrella term of influence. Persuasion can attempt to influence a person's beliefs, attitudes, intentions, motivations, or behaviors.Propaganda is a form of persuasion used to persuade a large audience using for the purposes of the individual or group producing the propaganda.

Argumentnoun

A process of reasoning, or a controversy made up of rational proofs; argumentation; discussion; disputation.

‘The argument is about things, but names.’;

Argumentnoun

The subject matter of a discourse, writing, or artistic representation; theme or topic; also, an abstract or summary, as of the contents of a book, chapter, poem.

‘You and love are still my argument.’; ‘The abstract or argument of the piece.’; ‘[Shields] with boastful argument portrayed.’;

Argumentnoun

Matter for question; business in hand.

‘Sheathed their swords for lack of argument.’;

Argumentnoun

The quantity on which another quantity in a table depends; as, the altitude is the argument of the refraction.

Argumentnoun

The independent variable upon whose value that of a function depends.

Argumentverb

To make an argument; to argue.

Argumentnoun

a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true;

‘it was a strong argument that his hypothesis was true’;

Argumentnoun

a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement;

‘they were involved in a violent argument’;

Argumentnoun

a discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal;

‘the argument over foreign aid goes on and on’;

Argumentnoun

a summary of the subject or plot of a literary work or play or movie;

‘the editor added the argument to the poem’;

Argumentnoun

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

Argumentnoun

an exchange of diverging or opposite views, typically a heated or angry one

‘there was some argument about the decision’; ‘I've had an argument with my father’; ‘heated arguments over public spending’;

Argumentnoun

a reason or set of reasons given in support of an idea, action or theory

‘he rejected the argument that keeping the facility would be costly’; ‘there is a strong argument for submitting a formal appeal’;

Argumentnoun

an independent variable associated with a function or proposition and determining its value. For example, in the expression y = F(x₁, x₂), the arguments of the function F are x₁ and x₂, and the value is y.

Argumentnoun

another term for amplitude (sense 4)

Argumentnoun

any of the noun phrases in a clause that are related directly to the verb, typically the subject, direct object, and indirect object.

Argumentnoun

a summary of the subject matter of a book.

Argument

In logic and philosophy, an argument is a series of statements (in a natural language), called the premises or premisses (both spellings are acceptable), intended to determine the degree of truth of another statement, the conclusion. The logical form of an argument in a natural language can be represented in a symbolic formal language, and independently of natural language formally defined can be made in math and computer science.

‘arguments’;

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