What does discussion mean?

Definitions for discussion
dɪˈskʌʃ əndis·cus·sion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. discussion, treatment, discoursenoun

    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, wordnoun

    an exchange of views on some topic

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

Wiktionary

  1. discussionnoun

    Conversation or debate concerning a particular topic.

  2. discussionnoun

    Text giving further detail on a subject.

    Under each heading, you will find a discussion section.

  3. Etymology: From discussion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Discussionnoun

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

  2. Discussionnoun

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

  3. 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  

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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

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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. Melissa Hardecopf:

    School security is a big discussion, and everyone thinks it is a shame [ we need to talk about it ], but everyone wants to feel a little more empowered, that they can provide safety for their kids in their school.

  2. Pat Cipollone:

    As for the hearing scheduled for December 4, we cannot fairly be expected to participate in a hearing while the witnesses are yet to be named and while it remains unclear whether the Judiciary Committee will afford the president a fair process through additional hearings, more importantly, an invitation to an academic discussion with law professors does not begin to provide the President with any semblance of a fair process. Accordingly, under the current circumstances, we do not intend to participate in your Wednesday hearing.

  3. Jen Psaki:

    It’s more of a discussion about the country and the economic downturn that we’ve gone through, the president wants to lay out all of the specifics of his plan, hear feedback from them as he has with many different groups over the past couple of weeks.

  4. Charles Krauthammer:

    The idea that we’re going to have a frank discussion is almost amusing. The vice president said responsible countries adhere to international law… The Chinese are laughing at him.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    Wisdom and the Discussion of majority of population seldom make connection with each other.

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