counterargue

verb
coun·​ter·​ar·​gue | \ ˌkau̇n-tər-ˈär-(ˌ)gyü How to pronounce counterargue (audio) \
variants: or counter-argue
counterargued or counter-argued; counterarguing or counter-arguing

Definition of counterargue

transitive verb

: to give (reasons, statements, or facts) in opposition to an argument or in support of an opposing argument : to make or give (a counterargument) The plastics industry counterargues that natural materials such as wood also produce toxic gases when burned …— James R. Chiles

First Known Use of counterargue

1661, in the meaning defined above

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“Counterargue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/counterargue. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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