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lantugi [lan.tú.gî.] : argument (n.); argue (v.); refute (v.)
Synonyms: diskutir; ergo; lalis
Related words: debate; kontrobersya

Derivatives of lantugi

n. (communication)1. argument, statementa fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true.; "it was a strong argument that his hypothesis was true"
~ evidencean indication that makes something evident.; "his trembling was evidence of his fear"
~ proofa formal series of statements showing that if one thing is true something else necessarily follows from it.
~ counterargumentan argument offered in opposition to another argument.
~ proan argument in favor of a proposal.
~ conan argument opposed to a proposal.
~ casea statement of facts and reasons used to support an argument.; "he stated his case clearly"
~ clincher, determiner, determining factoran argument that is conclusive.
~ adducingciting as evidence or proof.
~ last wordthe final statement in a verbal argument.; "she always gets the last word"
~ specious argumentan argument that appears good at first view but is really fallacious.
n. (communication)2. arguing, argument, contention, contestation, controversy, disceptation, disputation, tilta contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement.; "they were involved in a violent argument"
~ difference of opinion, dispute, difference, conflicta disagreement or argument about something important.; "he had a dispute with his wife"; "there were irreconcilable differences"; "the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats"
~ argle-bargle, argy-bargya verbal dispute; a wrangling argument.
~ firestorman outburst of controversy.; "the incident triggered a political firestorm"
~ sparringan argument in which the participants are trying to gain some advantage.
~ polemica controversy (especially over a belief or dogma).
~ fightan intense verbal dispute.; "a violent fight over the bill is expected in the Senate"
n. (communication)3. argument, argumentation, debatea discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal.; "the argument over foreign aid goes on and on"
~ give-and-take, discussion, wordan exchange of views on some topic.; "we had a good discussion"; "we had a word or two about it"
~ logomachyargument about words or the meaning of words.
n. (communication)4. argument, literary argumenta summary of the subject or plot of a literary work or play or movie.; "the editor added the argument to the poem"
~ sum-up, summarya brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form.; "he gave a summary of the conclusions"
n. (communication)5. argument, parameter(computer science) a reference or value that is passed to a function, procedure, subroutine, command, or program.
~ valuea numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed.; "the value assigned was 16 milliseconds"
~ computer science, computingthe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures.
~ address, computer address, reference(computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored.
n. (cognition)6. argumenta variable in a logical or mathematical expression whose value determines the dependent variable; if f(x)=y, x is the independent variable.
~ variable quantity, variablea quantity that can assume any of a set of values.
n. (cognition)7. argument, argumentation, line, line of reasoning, logical argumenta course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood; the methodical process of logical reasoning.; "I can't follow your line of reasoning"
~ abstract thought, logical thinking, reasoningthinking that is coherent and logical.
~ line of inquiry, line of questioningan ordering of questions so as to develop a particular argument.
~ casuistryargumentation that is specious or excessively subtle and intended to be misleading.
~ policya line of argument rationalizing the course of action of a government.; "they debated the policy or impolicy of the proposed legislation"
v. (communication)1. argue, reasonpresent reasons and arguments.
~ re-argueargue again.; "This politician will be forced into re-arguing an old national campaign"
~ present, lay out, representbring forward and present to the mind.; "We presented the arguments to him"; "We cannot represent this knowledge to our formal reason"
~ expostulatereason with (somebody) for the purpose of dissuasion.
~ defend, fend for, supportargue or speak in defense of.; "She supported the motion to strike"
v. (communication)2. argue, contend, debate, fencehave an argument about something.
~ stickledispute or argue stubbornly (especially minor points).
~ sparfight verbally.; "They were sparring all night"
~ bicker, brabble, pettifog, squabble, niggle, quibbleargue over petty things.; "Let's not quibble over pennies"
~ altercate, argufy, quarrel, dispute, scraphave a disagreement over something.; "We quarreled over the question as to who discovered America"; "These two fellows are always scrapping over something"
~ opposebe against; express opposition to.; "We oppose the ban on abortion"
~ disagree, take issue, differ, dissentbe of different opinions.; "I beg to differ!"; "She disagrees with her husband on many questions"
~ converse, discoursecarry on a conversation.
v. (communication)3. argue, indicategive evidence of.; "The evidence argues for your claim"; "The results indicate the need for more work"
~ present, lay out, representbring forward and present to the mind.; "We presented the arguments to him"; "We cannot represent this knowledge to our formal reason"
v. (communication)1. rebut, refuteoverthrow by argument, evidence, or proof.; "The speaker refuted his opponent's arguments"
~ repudiate, disown, renouncecast off.; "She renounced her husband"; "The parents repudiated their son"
~ controvert, contradict, opposebe resistant to.; "The board opposed his motion"
~ answergive a defence or refutation of (a charge) or in (an argument).; "The defendant answered to all the charges of the prosecution"
v. (cognition)2. controvert, rebut, refuteprove to be false or incorrect.
~ confute, disproveprove to be false.; "The physicist disproved his colleagues' theories"