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Another word for argue

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Verb
  1. To put forth reasons for or against something, often excitedly

      1. Subject to debate; arguable or unsettled:
      2. Of no practical importance; irrelevant:
      3. Not presenting an open legal question, as a result of the occurrence of some event definitively resolving the issue, or the absence of a genuine case or controversy.
      1. To argue about; debate:
      2. To argue or debate with (someone).
      3. To question the truth or validity of; doubt:
      1. To consider something; deliberate.
      2. To engage in argument by discussing opposing points.
      3. To engage in a formal discussion or argument.
      1. To strive in opposition or against difficulties; struggle:
      2. To strive in competition, as in a race; vie:
      3. To strive in controversy or debate; dispute.
  2. To engage in a quarrel

  3. To put into words positively and with conviction

    Idioms:
    See also:

    affirm

  4. To give grounds for believing in the existence or presence of

      1. One who can give a firsthand account of something seen, heard, or experienced:
      2. One who is called on to testify before a court.
      3. One who is called on to be present at a transaction in order to attest to what takes place.
      1. To give testimony in a legal case or before a deliberative body:
      2. To express or declare a strong belief, especially to make a declaration of faith.
      3. To make a statement based on personal knowledge in support of an asserted fact; bear witness:
      1. A visible trace or impression, such as a line or spot:
      2. A name, logo, or other indicator used to indicate ownership, origin, or level of quality.
      3. A notch made in an animal's ear or hide to indicate ownership.
      1. To show the way to or the direction of; point out:
      2. To serve as a sign, symptom, or token of; signify:
      3. To suggest or demonstrate the necessity, expedience, or advisability of:
      1. To be or give a sign of:
      1. To be or give a sign of; indicate:
      2. To foretell; portend:
      3. To engage, hire, or order in advance:
      1. To affirm to be correct, true, or genuine:
      2. To certify by signature or oath:
      3. To certify in an official capacity.
    See also:

    show

Idioms:

    argue into

  1. To succeed in causing (a person) to act in a certain way

Another word for argue

Verb
  1. To endeavor to convince

  2. To discuss

      1. To make clear or easier to understand; elucidate:
      2. To clear of confusion or uncertainty:
      3. To make clear by removing impurities or solid matter, as by heating gently or filtering:
      1. (idiomatic, colloquial) Used to draw attention to the speaker's characterization of someone or something
      1. To speak with another or others about; talk over:
      2. To examine or consider (a subject) in speech or writing:
      3. To speak with another or others about something:
      1. To consider something; deliberate.
      2. To engage in argument by discussing opposing points.
      3. To engage in a formal discussion or argument.
    See also:

    discuss

  3. To quarrel

      1. To engage in a bad-tempered quarrel, often in a petty manner over something trivial; squabble.
      2. To flicker or glitter:
      3. To move or flow with a rippling or gurgling sound.
      1. To attempt to harm or gain power over an adversary by blows or with weapons.
      2. To engage in a boxing match.
      3. To engage in a quarrel; argue:
      1. To strive in opposition or against difficulties; struggle:
      2. To strive in competition, as in a race; vie:
      3. To strive in controversy or debate; dispute.
      1. To argue about; debate:
      2. To argue or debate with (someone).
      3. To question the truth or validity of; doubt: