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. The Foreign Ministry:

    The conclusion from the report is that the State Department still prefers the propagandistic approach to thoughtful, detailed and substantive discussion of problems (over implementation of arms control treaties).

  2. Anuj Somany:

    An outstanding person keeps oneself, more often than not, standing out of a discussion on a trending topic amongst the people.

  3. Patricia Bynes:

    Some people try to make the discussion about whether protests are more effective than voting, but I know that it takes both, what some people don't recognize is that protesting alone will not get the people you want into office.

  4. Mike Dunleavy:

    I understand that this budget approach and timing, being so late in the legislative year, caused significant angst among Alaskans, however, certain programs, programs we value, got caught in a budget discussion that went on way too long.

  5. Diana Graber:

    Lessons emphasizescritical thinking, ethical discussion and decision making about digital media issues ... all through role-play, hands-on projects, and problem solving tasks.

Images & Illustrations of discussion

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