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Arguement vs. Argument: What's the Difference?

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Published on September 21, 2023
Arguement is an incorrect spelling. The correct spelling is Argument, meaning a reason or set of reasons given in support of an idea.

Which is correct: Arguement or Argument

How to spell Argument?

Arguement is Incorrect

Argument is Correct

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Key Differences

Remember "argue" drops the "e" when adding "ment": argue + ment = argument.
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Visualize the word "argue" and simply add "ment" at the end.
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Reinforce by writing "argument" multiple times.
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Use mnemonic: "After the ARGUE, the MENTal strain was evident."
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Sep 21, 2023
Recall common words that end in "ment" like "agreement" or "comment" as a pattern.
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Arguement and Argument Definitions

Arguement

Arguement is an incorrect spelling of Argument.
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Argument

Mathematical or computing value input into a function.
The function requires three arguments.
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Sep 14, 2023

Argument

A point or series of points made during a debate.
She presented a compelling argument.
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Argument

A discussion in which the parties involved express disagreement with one another; a debate
Philosophical arguments over the nature of existence.
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Argument

An angry discussion involving disagreement among the participants; a quarrel
The roommates had an argument about whose turn it was to wash the dishes.
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Argument

(Archaic) A reason or matter for dispute or contention
"sheath'd their swords for lack of argument" (Shakespeare).
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Argument

A course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating truth or falsehood
Presented a strong argument for the arts in education.
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Argument

A fact or statement put forth as proof or evidence; a reason
The current low mortgage rates are an argument for buying a house now.
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Argument

A set of statements in which one follows logically as a conclusion from the others.
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Argument

A summary or short statement of the plot or subject of a literary work.
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Argument

A topic; a subject
"You and love are still my argument" (Shakespeare).
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Argument

(Logic) The minor premise in a syllogism.
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Argument

The independent variable of a function.
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Argument

The angle of a complex number measured from the positive horizontal axis.
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Argument

(Computers) A value used to evaluate a procedure or subroutine.
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Argument

(Linguistics) A word, phrase, or clause in a semantic relation with a word or phrase and that helps complete the meaning of that word or phrase, such as a noun phrase that is the object of a verb. The clause that we go is an argument of the verb suggest in the sentence I suggest that we go.
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Argument

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

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.
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Argument

(countable) A process of reasoning; argumentation.
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Argument

(countable) An abstract or summary of the content of a literary work such as a book, a poem or a major section such as a chapter, included in the work before the content itself; (figuratively) the contents themselves.
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Argument

(countable) A verbal dispute; a quarrel.
The neighbours got into an argument about the branches of the trees that extended over the fence.
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Argument

Any dispute, altercation, or collision.
Steve got in a physical argument with his neighbor and came away with a black eye.
While biking home, he got in an argument with the pavement.
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Argument

Any of the phrases that bears a syntactic connection to the verb of a clause.
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Argument

The independent variable of a function.
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Argument

The phase of a complex number.
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Argument

A quantity on which the calculation of another quantity depends.
The altitude is the argument of the refraction.
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Argument

A value, or a reference to a value, passed to a function.
Parameters are like labelled fillable blanks used to define a function whereas arguments are passed to a function when calling it, filling in those blanks.
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Argument

A parameter at a function call; an actual parameter, as opposed to a formal parameter.
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Argument

A matter in question; a business in hand.
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Argument

The subject matter of an artistic representation, discourse, or writing; a theme or topic.
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Argument

Evidence, proof; (countable) an item of such evidence or proof.
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Argument

To put forward as an argument; to argue.
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Argument

To adduce evidence, to provide proof.
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Argument

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?
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Argument

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.
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Argument

A process of reasoning, or a controversy made up of rational proofs; argumentation; discussion; disputation.
The argument is about things, but names.
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Argument

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.
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Argument

Matter for question; business in hand.
Sheathed their swords for lack of argument.
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Argument

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

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

To make an argument; to argue.
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Argument

A fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true;
It was a strong argument that his hypothesis was true
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Argument

A contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement;
They were involved in a violent argument
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Argument

A discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal;
The argument over foreign aid goes on and on
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Argument

A summary of the subject or plot of a literary work or play or movie;
The editor added the argument to the poem
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Argument

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

A discussion where differing opinions are expressed.
They had an argument about finances.
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Argument

A reason or set of reasons presented in support or against something.
His main argument was based on facts.
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Argument

A summary of the subject or plot of a literary work.
The argument of the poem is love's timeless nature.
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FAQs

Why is it called Argument?

The term derives from the Latin word "argumentum" meaning "evidence, ground, support."
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Which vowel is used before Argument?

The vowel "u" comes before the 'm' in "Argument."
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What is the pronunciation of Argument?

It's pronounced as /ˈɑːrɡjəmənt/.
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Which preposition is used with Argument?

"For" as in "argument for" and "against" as in "argument against."
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Which conjunction is used with Argument?

Any conjunction can be used, like "and" or "but," depending on the sentence.
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Which article is used with Argument?

Both "a" and "the" can be used depending on context.
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Is Argument an adverb?

No, Argument is not an adverb.
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What is the verb form of Argument?

Argue.
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What is the root word of Argument?

The root word is Latin "arguere" meaning "to make clear, prove."
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What is the singular form of Argument?

Argument.
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What is the plural form of Argument?

Arguments.
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Is Argument a noun or adjective?

Argument is a noun.
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Is Argument a countable noun?

Yes, "Argument" is a countable noun.
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What is another term for Argument?

Debate or contention.
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Is Argument a negative or positive word?

Neutral; its connotation depends on context.
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Is the word Argument imperative?

No, but "argue," its verb form, can be used in the imperative mood.
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What is the opposite of Argument?

Agreement or accord.
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Which determiner is used with Argument?

"This", "that", "my", "her", "his", etc. can be used, depending on context.
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How many syllables are in Argument?

There are three syllables in "Argument."
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What is the second form of Argument?

Argument does not have verb forms as it is a noun.
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How is Argument used in a sentence?

"His argument was based on thorough research."
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Is Argument a vowel or consonant?

"Argument" is a word containing both vowels and consonants.
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Is the Argument term a metaphor?

Not inherently, but can be used metaphorically in context.
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How do we divide Argument into syllables?

Ar-gu-ment.
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What is a stressed syllable in Argument?

The first syllable, "Ar," is stressed.
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Sep 21, 2023

What part of speech is Argument?

"Argument" is a noun.
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What is the third form of Argument?

Argument does not have verb forms as it is a noun.
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Is Argument an abstract noun?

Yes, Argument is an abstract noun as it represents an idea.
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Is Argument a collective noun?

No, Argument is not a collective noun.
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What is the first form of Argument?

Argument does not have verb forms as it is a noun.
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