argument : Idioms & Phrases
(Rhet.), arguments invented by the speaker, in distinction from laws, authorities, and the like, which are called inartificial arguments or proofs. Johnson.
noun a summary of the subject or plot of a literary work or play or movie
- the editor added the argument to the poem
noun a course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood; the methodical process of logical reasoning
argumentation; line; argument; line of reasoning.
- I can't follow your line of reasoning
noun an argument that appears good at first view but is really fallacious