What does argue mean?

Definitions for argueˈɑr gyu

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word argue.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. argue, reason(verb)

    present reasons and arguments

  2. argue, contend, debate, fence(verb)

    have an argument about something

  3. argue, indicate(verb)

    give evidence of

    "The evidence argues for your claim"; "The results indicate the need for more work"

Wiktionary

  1. argue(Verb)

    To prove.

  2. argue(Verb)

    To shows grounds for concluding (that); to indicate, imply.

  3. argue(Verb)

    To debate, disagree or discuss opposing or differing viewpoints.

  4. argue(Verb)

    To have an argument, a quarrel.

  5. argue(Verb)

    To present (a viewpoint or an argument therefor).

  6. Origin: From arguer, from arguere, probably connected with ἀργός; see argent, and compare declare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Argue(verb)

    to invent and offer reasons to support or overthrow a proposition, opinion, or measure; to use arguments; to reason

  2. Argue(verb)

    to contend in argument; to dispute; to reason; -- followed by with; as, you may argue with your friend without convincing him

  3. Argue(verb)

    to debate or discuss; to treat by reasoning; as, the counsel argued the cause before a full court; the cause was well argued

  4. Argue(verb)

    to prove or evince; too manifest or exhibit by inference, deduction, or reasoning

  5. Argue(verb)

    to persuade by reasons; as, to argue a man into a different opinion

  6. Argue(verb)

    to blame; to accuse; to charge with

  7. Origin: [OE. arguen, F. arguer, fr. L. argutare, freq. of arguere to make clear; from the same root as E. argent.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Argue

    ärg′ū, v.t. prove or evince: to prove by argument: to discuss: (obs.) to accuse.—v.i. to offer reasons: to dispute (with against, for, with, about):—pr.p. arg′ūing; pa.p. arg′ūed.—adj. Arg′ūable, capable of being argued.—n. Arg′ūer, one who argues: a reasoner.—To argue (a person) into, or out of, to persuade him into, or out of, a certain course of action. [O. Fr. arguer—L. argutāre, freq. of arguĕre, to prove.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'argue' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2456

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'argue' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2346

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'argue' in Verbs Frequency: #154

Anagrams for argue »

  1. auger, rugae

  2. Auger

  3. Rugae

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of argue in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of argue in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Siddharth Astir:

    Argue the point not the person.

  2. Paul LePage:

    We can argue about how to get there.

  3. Mayerli Katua:

    We argue a lot. Couples and families fight.

  4. Marie Ebner von Eschenbach:

    Fear not those who argue but those who dodge.

  5. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas:

    They should argue. That's a part of the process.

Images & Illustrations of argue

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