Definition of line of argument in English:

line of argument


  • The reasoning used to support a particular idea or view.

    ‘I don't find this line of argument persuasive’
    • ‘A more promising line of argument was advanced long ago by C. S. Peirce.’
    • ‘The same line of argument can be applied to cities at different levels in a hierarchy of cities.’
    • ‘To prove the first point there are two main lines of argument.’
    • ‘Now, the Federal Court has not given much credence to that particular line of argument.’
    • ‘Critics of liberal culturalism have raised many objections to this entire line of argument.’