counterargue

verb coun·ter·ar·gue \ ˌkau̇n-tər-ˈär-(ˌ)gyü \
variants: or counter-argue
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of counterargue

counterargued or counter-argued; counterarguing or counter-arguing
: 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

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