Synonyms of argument in English:


See US English definition of argument

See UK English definition of argument

See Spanish definition of discusión


1‘he had a long argument with Tony’

quarrel, disagreement, squabble, fight, difference of opinion, dispute, wrangle, clash, altercation, feud, dissension, war of words, contretemps, exchange of views
debate, discussion, discourse, disputation, controversy
informal tiff, barney, set-to, dust-up, bust-up, shouting match, slanging match, spat, ding-dong, falling-out
British informal row
British informal Soccer afters
Scottish informal rammy

2‘his arguments for the existence of God’

reasoning, line of reasoning, logic, case
defence, justification, vindication, apology, explanation, rationalization
evidence, reasons, grounds
argumentation, polemic
assertion, declaration, claim, plea, contention, expostulation, demonstration

3‘the argument of the book’

theme, topic, subject matter
gist, outline, summary, synopsis, abstract, precis
plot, storyline