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argued

verb
past tense of argue

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1 to state (something) as a reason in support of or against something under consideration
  • argued that a bake sale would make a lot less money than a car wash

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2 to express different opinions about something often angrily
  • that couple argues so incessantly it's a miracle they're still together

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3 to cause (someone) to agree with a belief or course of action by using arguments or earnest requests
  • argued my boss into letting me telecommute for four days a week

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4 to talk about (an issue) usually from various points of view and for the purpose of arriving at a decision or opinion
  • candidates arguing gun control in a nationally televised debate

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5 to give evidence or testimony to the truth or factualness of
  • the security video argues that it was a taller man who entered the building

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“Argued.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/argued. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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