Word definition: discussion

Defiintion of discussion:

[n] 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"
[n] an exchange of views on some topic; "we had a good discussion"; "we had a word or two about it"

Synonyms of discussion:

discourse, give-and-take, treatment, word

Antonyms of discussion:


See Also:

argument, argumentation, communicating, communication, conference, consideration, debate, deliberation, detail, dialogue, dilation, elaboration, enlargement, expansion, group discussion, language, negotiation, oral communication, panel discussion, postmortem, public discussion, speech, speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, talk, talks, ventilation, voice communication

Webster Dictionary (1913) for discussion:

\Dis*cus"sion\, n. [L. discussio a shaking,
examination, discussion: cf. F. discussion.]
1. The act or process of discussing by breaking up, or
   dispersing, as a tumor, or the like.

2. The act of discussing or exchanging reasons; examination
   by argument; debate; disputation; agitation.

         The liberty of discussion is the great safeguard of
         all other liberties.                  --Macaulay.

{Discussion of a problem} or {an equation} (Math.), the
   operation of assigning different reasonable values to the
   arbitrary quantities and interpreting the result. --Math.
   Dict.