verb (used without object), ar·gued, ar·gu·ing.
verb (used with object), ar·gued, ar·gu·ing.
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To argue is to present reasons for or against a thing or to contend in oral disagreement. How does argue compare to discuss and debate? Find out on Thesaurus.com.
How to use argue in a sentence
At the same time, though, he argued that businesses shouldn’t be the only ones subject to enforcement because business owners could build fines into their overall cost of operation.Despite Crackdown Announcement, Not Much COVID-19 Enforcement Is Happening|Jesse Marx|February 11, 2021|Voice of San Diego
How to make a martini your guests will love — or at least love to argue aboutChocolate Lava Cakes for Two.
While officials argued that Mori’s presence at the helm of the organizing committee was needed to ensure the Games went ahead, it became apparent that his continued presence risked sinking the ship.Japan Olympics chief who said women talk too much will resign over remarks, reports say|Simon Denyer, Julia Mio Inuma|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
Officials argue some of the payments were not yet due, some were tied up in appeals and some were in the process of being gathered.Utility Companies Owe Millions to This State Regulatory Agency. The Problem? The Agency Can’t Track What It’s Owed.|by Scott Morris, Bay City News Foundation|February 10, 2021|ProPublica
Many of these telecom giants argue through their primary lobbying arm, the trade group USTelecom, that Congress should finance phone and broadband benefits for low-income Americans on its own.
In the book, Tavris and Aronson argue that the same ability to overlook minor flaws in a marriage leads to overlooking major ones.
Mailer would argue, for example, that timidity does more harm to the novelist than donning a mask of extreme self-confidence.Mailer’s Letters Pack a Punch and a Surprising Degree of Sweetness|Ronald K. Fried|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One could argue that this was never exactly hidden from her readers.Meet Zoella—The Newbie Author Whose Book Sales Topped J.K. Rowling|Lucy Scholes|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Women go to the bathroom together and gossip, talk and argue all the time,” Vithi Cuc told The National.Middle East Murder Mystery: Who Killed an American Teacher in Abu Dhabi?|Chris Allbritton|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Starting with the idea of androgyny, you argue that there is a woman in every man, and vice versa.
"But I can't stop to argue about it now;" and, saying this, he turned into a side path, and disappeared in the wood.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
This seemed entirely unnecessary to mine host, and he wanted to argue the point.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
When people argue in this strain, I immediately assume the offensive.
But she knew it was useless to argue with Henry, so she hastily groped in the bag for the matches and handed them to her brother.The Box-Car Children|Gertrude Chandler Warner
It would argue too much literary conceit on my part were I anxious to restore it to the light of day.Marguerite|Anatole France