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Definition of: argue

(ärgyoomacr) v. ar·gued, ar·gu·ing v.i.
1. To urge reasons to support or contest a measure or opinion; reason.
2. To dispute or quarrel: Are you trying to argue with me?
3. To reason in opposition; raise objections: Don't stand there arguing
—do as I say!


4. To urge reasons for or against; discuss, as a proposal.
5. To contend or maintain, as by giving reasons: to argue that all men are equal.
6. To prove or indicate, as from evidence: His manner of speaking argued a good education.
7. To influence or convince, as by argument: to argue someone into buying a house. [ < OF arguer < L argutare, freq. of arguere make clear, prove]
Synonyms: debate, demonstrate, discuss, dispute, prove, question, reason. To argue is to show the reasons for or against, so as to make a matter clear by reasoning; to discuss is to shake a matter apart for examination or analysis: One may argue or discuss a matter by himself; or with advocates, to make all clear; or with opponents, to prove his position and answer objections. We argue a case, dispute a bill. One side may do all the arguing, in debating both sides take part. See DISPUTE, PLEAD, REASON.

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"argue" has the frequency of use of 0.0066% on city-data.com forum

"argue" has the frequency of use of 0.0025% on en.wikipedia.org.

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