Thesaurus

argues

verb , present tense third-person singular of argue

Synonyms and Antonyms of argues

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
Synonyms of argues
Words Related to argues
2 to express different opinions about something often angrily
  • that couple argues so incessantly it's a miracle they're still together
Synonyms of argues
Words Related to argues
Phrases Synonymous with argues
Near Antonyms of argues
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
Synonyms of argues
Words Related to argues
Near Antonyms of argues
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
Synonyms of argues
Words Related to argues
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
Synonyms of argues
Words Related to argues
Near Antonyms of argues
Antonyms of argues


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up argues? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

transposition of initial sounds of words

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!