redargue
transitive verb (-gued; -guing) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin redarguere, from red- + arguere to demonstrate, prove — more at argue Date: 1627 archaic confute, disprove

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  • Redargue — Red*ar gue (r?d*?r g?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Redargued} ( g?d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Redarguing}.] [L. redarguere; pref. red , re re + arguere to accuse, charge with: cf. F. r[ e]darguer.] To disprove; to refute; toconfute; to reprove; to convict.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rédargué — rédargué, ée (ré dar gu é, ée) part. passé de rédarguer. Rédargué par ses supérieurs …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • redargue — index disaccord Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • redargue — redargution, n. /ri dahr gyooh/, v.t., redargued, redarguing. Archaic. to prove wrong or invalid; disprove; refute. [1350 1400; ME redarguen to rebuke ( < OF redargüer) < L redarguere, equiv. to red RED + arguere to ARGUE] * * * …   Universalium

  • redargue — verb /ɹɛˈdɑːɡjuː,ɻɛˈdɑɻɡjuː/ a) To defeat (someone) in an argument. b) To refute, rebut (a proposition, argument etc.) …   Wiktionary

  • redargue — re·dar·gue …   English syllables

  • redargue — rə̇ˈdärˌgyü transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Middle English redarguen, from Latin redarguere, from red re + arguere to accuse, assert, make clear more at argent archaic : to confute by argument : disprove …   Useful english dictionary

  • redargue re — index disprove, rebut, refute Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Redargued — Redargue Red*ar gue (r?d*?r g?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Redargued} ( g?d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Redarguing}.] [L. redarguere; pref. red , re re + arguere to accuse, charge with: cf. F. r[ e]darguer.] To disprove; to refute; toconfute; to reprove; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Redarguing — Redargue Red*ar gue (r?d*?r g?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Redargued} ( g?d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Redarguing}.] [L. redarguere; pref. red , re re + arguere to accuse, charge with: cf. F. r[ e]darguer.] To disprove; to refute; toconfute; to reprove; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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