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

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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. Karen Kornbluh:

    What we see is that in many groups there's been increasing discussion of conspiracies.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    All these heated debate and panel discussion is neither to bring solution nor to come to any conclusion of investigation,but to create commotion,confusion and sensation to divert the attention of the population from the main problem of the nation to superficial or artificial issues and don't be surprised if it all turns out to be a drive of promotion for an upcoming movie on the same topic of conversation.

  3. Al Mohler:

    When it comes to questions short of that, theres going to be a robust Southern Baptist discussion.

  4. Tennis Australia:

    This has now been corrected and we wish both Bernard Tomic and JP Smith all the best in the Hall of Fame Championships in Newport, this unfortunate error has been widely circulated on social media and there is some discussion as to how such a mistake could occur.

  5. Charlie Whiting:

    The stewards accepted Nico’s explanation and looked at the data and felt that he had slowed down, but then the question is did he slow down enough, what’s enough? So if you can’t set a time, then that’s that, it removes all that subjective discussion.

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