1. an extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic

- the book contains an excellent discussion of modal logic

Similar word(s): discourse, treatment

Definition categories: communication, communicating

2. an exchange of views on some topic

- we had a good discussion

Similar word(s): word

Definition categories: communication, language, speech

Sentences with discussion as a noun:

- There was then a long discussion of whether to capitalize words like "east".

- This topic is not open to discussion.

- Under each heading, you will find a discussion section.