She argued that the proposed law should be defeated.
He argued that it's far too early to make a decision.
No one can argue me out of doing this.
They started arguing about politics.
She would argue with anyone.
Origin of ARGUE
Middle English, from Anglo-French arguer to reprove, argue & Latin arguere to demonstrate, prove; Anglo-French arguer, from Latin argutare to prate, frequentative of arguere; akin to Hittite arkuwai- to plead, respond
discuss, argue, debate mean to discourse about in order to reach conclusions or to convince. discuss implies a sifting of possibilities especially by presenting considerations pro and con <discussed the need for a new highway>. argue implies the offering of reasons or evidence in support of convictions already held <argued that the project would be too costly>. debate suggests formal or public argument between opposing parties <debated the merits of the amendment>; it may also apply to deliberation with oneself <I'm debating whether I should go>.
ARGUING Defined for Kids
Definition of ARGUE for Kids
: to discuss some matter usually with different points of view <His parents argue about politics.>
: to give reasons for or against something <The Senator argued in favor of lower taxes.>
: to persuade by giving reasons <No one can argue me out of doing this.>
: to disagree or fight using angry words :quarrel<They argue about everything.>