subject to argument

subject to argument
index debatable, disputable

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • subject — n 1 *citizen, national Antonyms: sovereign 2 Subject, matter, subject matter, argument, topic, text, theme, motive, motif, leitmotiv can mean the basic idea or the principal object of thought or attention in a discourse or artistic composition.… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • subject matter — *subject, matter, argument, topic, text, theme, motive, motif, leitmotiv …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • argument — 1 proof, *reason, ground Analogous words: proving, demonstrating or demonstration (see corresponding verbs at PROVE): disproving or disproof, refuting or refutation, rebutting or rebuttal (see corresponding verbs at DISPROVE) 2 Argument, dispute …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Argument — Ar gu*ment, n. [F. argument, L. argumentum, fr. arguere to argue.] 1. Proof; evidence. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] There is.. no more palpable and convincing argument of the existence of a Deity. Ray. [1913 Webster] Why, then, is it made a badge of wit …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • argument — (n.) early 14c., statements and reasoning in support of a proposition, from O.Fr. arguement reasoning, opinion; accusation, charge (13c.), from L. argumentum evidence, ground, support, proof; a logical argument, from arguere to argue (see ARGUE… …   Etymology dictionary

  • argument — [är′gyo͞o mənt, är′gyəmənt] n. [ME < OFr or L: OFr < L argumentum, evidence, proof < arguere: see ARGUE] 1. Archaic proof or evidence 2. a reason or reasons offered for or against something 3. the offering of such reasons; reasoning 4. a …   English World dictionary

  • subject — [adj] at the mercy of; answerable accountable, apt, at one’s feet*, bound by, captive, collateral, conditional, contingent, controlled, dependent, directed, disposed, enslaved, exposed, governed, in danger of, inferior, liable, likely, obedient,… …   New thesaurus

  • subject of dispute — index cause (lawsuit), conflict, controversy (argument), discrepancy, problem Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burt …   Law dictionary

  • Subject (grammar) — ExamplesSidebar|35%|In the sentences below, the subjects are indicated in boldface. # The dictionary helps me find words. # Ice cream appeared on the table. # The man that is sitting over there told me that he just bought a ticket to Tahiti. #… …   Wikipedia

  • Argument control — In linguistics, argument control refers to grammatical principles that allow the semantic identity of a verb s argument to be determined even though this argument is not realized phonologically within the syntactic projection of the verb. The… …   Wikipedia

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