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?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Pete Ricketts:

    During the discussion, I urged the President to put a continued focus on expanding markets for agriculture, he listened and expressed a commitment to growing international trade so we can grow opportunities for our farmers and ranchers.

  2. Lee Zeldin:

    I wish the reporting on it was a full and honest discussion -- as opposed to the one-sided, biased take.

  3. 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. 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.

  4. Leona Aglukkaq:

    I did have a brief discussion ... to state again that we condemn the actions of Russia with Ukraine and that was it.

  5. Kate Brown:

    The Governor told me he was not resigning, after which, he began a discussion about transition.

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