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  • verbverbally fight
  • verbtry to convince; present support
  • verbdiscuss

synonyms for argue

  • contend
  • disagree
  • dispute
  • quarrel
  • quibble
  • squabble
  • altercate
  • bandy
  • battle
  • bicker
  • buck
  • cross
  • feud
  • hammer
  • hash
  • hassle
  • jump
  • pettifog
  • rehash
  • row
  • sass
  • wrangle
  • break with
  • bump heads
  • cross swords
  • face down
  • face off
  • gang up on
  • get in one's face
  • go one on one
  • hammer away
  • hash over
  • have at each other
  • have at it
  • jump on
  • knock around
  • lock horns
  • mix it up
  • pick an argument
  • put up a fight
  • put up a struggle
  • set to
  • sock it to
  • stick it to
  • talk back
See also synonyms for: argued / argues / arguing
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antonyms for argue

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  • agree
  • concur
  • give in
  • make peace
  • abstain
  • comply
  • harmonize
  • ignore
  • keep quiet
  • overlook
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To argue is to present one’s reasons for or against a thing: The scientists argued for a safer testing procedure; it may also imply disputing in an angry or excited way: His parents argue all the time. To discuss is to present varied opinions and views: to discuss ways and means. To debate is to interchange formal (usually opposing) arguments, especially on public questions: to debate a proposed amendment.

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How to use argue in a sentence

At the same time, though, he argued that businesses shouldn’t be the only ones subject to enforcement because business owners could build fines into their overall cost of operation.
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While officials argued that Mori’s presence at the helm of the organizing committee was needed to ensure the Games went ahead, it became apparent that his continued presence risked sinking the ship.
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Officials argue some of the payments were not yet due, some were tied up in appeals and some were in the process of being gathered.
UTILITY COMPANIES OWE MILLIONS TO THIS STATE REGULATORY AGENCY. THE PROBLEM? THE AGENCY CAN’T TRACK WHAT IT’S OWED.BY SCOTT MORRIS, BAY CITY NEWS FOUNDATIONFEBRUARY 10, 2021PROPUBLICA
Many of these telecom giants argue through their primary lobbying arm, the trade group USTelecom, that Congress should finance phone and broadband benefits for low-income Americans on its own.
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Centrist lawmakers such as Manchin have called for narrowing the payments to prevent them from going to higher-income Americans, arguing that those who have not lost their jobs do not need help.
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Giannis Antetokounmpo and James Harden said Friday that they would rather spend the time with their families, and Kawhi Leonard argued that the NBA was “putting money over health.”
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Critics argue that these scores alone reflect filings only, not whether the case was thrown out by a judge or settled or led to a physical eviction.
THE STIMULUS RELIEVED SHORT-TERM PAIN, BUT EVICTION’S IMPACT IS A LONG HAULKYLE SWENSONFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In 2011, Lodi argued it could no longer afford to give retiring officers the three months of pay.
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One could also argue that when we set out to explore the rest of our country or the world, we are discovering ourselves.
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WORDS RELATED TO ARGUE

  • alarm
  • argue
  • arouse
  • bug
  • bug up
  • burn up
  • confuse
  • craze
  • debate
  • discompose
  • disconcert
  • discuss
  • dispute
  • disquiet
  • distract
  • disturb
  • egg on
  • examine
  • excite
  • ferment
  • flurry
  • fluster
  • get to
  • incite
  • inflame
  • make flip
  • move
  • perturb
  • psych
  • rouse
  • ruffle
  • spook
  • stimulate
  • stir
  • trouble
  • turn on
  • unhinge
  • upset
  • ventilate
  • work up
  • worry
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