What does discussion mean?

Definitions for discussiondɪˈskʌʃ ən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word discussion.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. discussion, treatment, discourse(noun)

    an extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic

    "the book contains an excellent discussion of modal logic"; "his treatment of the race question is badly biased"

  2. discussion, give-and-take, word(noun)

    an exchange of views on some topic

    "we had a good discussion"; "we had a word or two about it"

Wiktionary

  1. discussion(Noun)

    Conversation or debate concerning a particular topic.

  2. discussion(Noun)

    Text giving further detail on a subject.

    Under each heading, you will find a discussion section.

  3. Origin: From discussion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Discussion(noun)

    the act or process of discussing by breaking up, or dispersing, as a tumor, or the like

  2. Discussion(noun)

    the act of discussing or exchanging reasons; examination by argument; debate; disputation; agitation

  3. Origin: [L. discussio a shaking, examination, discussion: cf. F. discussion.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'discussion' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1220

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'discussion' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1265

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'discussion' in Nouns Frequency: #379

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of discussion in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of discussion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Joseph Joubert:

    The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress.

  2. G. K. Chesterton:

    The thing I hate about an argument is that it always interrupts a discussion.

  3. Clement Atlee:

    Democracy means government by discussion, but it is only effective if you can stop people talking.

  4. Emerich Edward Dalbert:

    There are two things which cannot be attacked in front ignorance and narrow-mindedness. They can only be shaken by the simple development of the contrary qualities. They will not bear discussion.

  5. Attorney General Loretta Lynch:

    There was no discussion of any matter pending before the department or any matter pending before any other body. There was no discussion of Benghazi, no discussion of the State Department emails, by way of example.

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