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Meaning of argue

ar•gue

Pronunciation: (är'gy), [key]
— v., -gued, -gu•ing.
—v.i.
  1. to present reasons for or against a thing: He argued in favor of capital punishment.
  2. to contend in oral disagreement; dispute: The Senator argued with the President about the new tax bill.
—v.t.
  1. to state the reasons for or against: The lawyers argued the case.
  2. to maintain in reasoning: to argue that the news report must be wrong.
  3. to persuade, drive, etc., by reasoning: to argue someone out of a plan.
  4. to show; prove; imply; indicate: His clothes argue poverty.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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