Argue Ar"gue, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Argued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Arguing}.] [OE. arguen, F. arguer, fr. L. argutare, freq. of arguere to make clear; from the same root as E. argent.] 1. To invent and offer reasons to support or overthrow a proposition, opinion, or measure; to use arguments; to reason. [1913 Webster]

I argue not Against Heaven's hand or will. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. To contend in argument; to dispute; to reason; -- followed by with; as, you may argue with your friend without convincing him. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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