What does discussion mean?

Definitions for discussion
dɪˈskʌʃ əndis·cus·sion

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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.

    Etymology: From discussion.

  2. discussion(Noun)

    Text giving further detail on a subject.

    Under each heading, you will find a discussion section.

    Etymology: From discussion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Discussion(noun)

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

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

  2. Discussion(noun)

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

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

Editors Contribution

  1. discussion

    To talk or speak to create an agreement.

    We had a beautiful and simple discussion about our wedding and are so looking forward with joyful anticipation.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 18, 2020  

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

How to pronounce discussion?

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How to say discussion in sign language?

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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

Examples of discussion in a Sentence

  1. Barry Pollack:

    We've had no communication with the Department of Justice and they have not indicated to me that they have brought any charges against Mr. Julian Assange, they've been unwilling to have any discussion at all, despite our repeated requests, that they let us know what Mr. Assange's status is in any pending investigations. There's no reason why Wikileaks should be treated differently from any other publisher.

  2. Ulrich Lehner:

    The confidence of the major shareholders and a joint understanding within the Supervisory Board on the strategic direction of Thyssenkrupp were the basis for my work and a pre-requisite for my promise to Berthold Beitz to successfully further develop the company in the interest of customers, employees and shareholders. This is now no longer given, i take this step consciously to enable a fundamental discussion with our shareholders on the future of Thyssenkrupp. My decision may contribute to creating the necessary awareness with all concerned parties that a break-up of the company and the related loss of many jobs is not an option – neither in the interest of the founder, nor in the interest of the country.

  3. The LME:

    The LME received 39 responses to its recent discussion paper on responsible sourcing, the LME's role is now to identify a path forwards which balances the diverse views of its stakeholders (including civil society organizations), while achieving the LME's stated aim of helping the broader metals industry embrace key principles of responsible sourcing and environmental stewardship.

  4. Brian Boquist:

    And of course, they see this is purely political free speech and discussion, you know, within the politics and the realms.

  5. Charles Day:

    If you’re going to sign something, your signature is extremely important and valuable, if you’re signing a tax return, have a discussion about what you’re signing. If the other person gets annoyed and doesn’t want to explain anything, the more they resist, the more you should want to know.

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