Argument is defined as a verbal exchange between people with opposite views.(noun)
An example of an argument is a fight over whether the Yankees or the Mets are the better team.
The definition of an argument is a reason or reasons why you are for or against something.(noun)
An example of an argument is the statement that the death penalty is wrong because innocent people could be killed.
See argument in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OFr or L: OFr < L argumentum, evidence, proof < arguere: see argue
See argument in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin argūmentum
Origin: , from arguere, to make clear; see argue.
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