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discussion

 
Noun discussion has 2 senses
  1. discussion, treatment, discourse - 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"
    --1 is a kind of communication, communicating
    --1 has particulars:
     detail; dilation; consideration; talk; expansion, enlargement, elaboration
    Derived form: verb discuss1
  2. discussion, give-and-take, word - an exchange of views on some topic; "we had a good discussion"; "we had a word or two about it"
    --2 is a kind of speech, speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, language, voice communication, oral communication
    --2 has particulars:
     argument, argumentation, debate; deliberation; conference, group discussion; panel discussion; postmortem; public discussion, ventilation; negotiation, dialogue, talks
    Derived form: verb discuss2
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