verb (used with object), red·ar·gued, red·ar·gu·ing. Archaic.
- to prove wrong or invalid; disprove; refute.
Origin of redargue
1350–1400; Middle English redarguenRelated formsred·ar·gu·tion, noun
to rebuke (< Old French redargüer
) < Latin redarguere,
equivalent to red- red-
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018