argue


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Synonyms for argue

quarrel

Synonyms

discuss

argue someone into something

Synonyms

  • persuade someone to
  • convince someone to
  • talk someone into
  • prevail upon someone to
  • talk someone round to

Synonyms for argue

to put forth reasons for or against something, often excitedly

to put into words positively and with conviction

to give grounds for believing in the existence or presence of

argue into: to succeed in causing (a person) to act in a certain way

Synonyms for argue

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Fueled by concern over new HIV infections among gay and bisexual men, they argue that traditional HIV prevention efforts need to be augmented with new strategies.
If Democrats can harness the new professionals as Nixon did disaffect working-class whites, argue Judis and Teixeira, they stand to become "the party of the transition from urban industrialism to a new post-industrial metropolitan order in which men and women play equal roles and in which white America is supplanted by multi-racial, multiethnic America.
Many resource economists are beginning to argue that they can't hope to gauge reliably how many people Earth can sustain-much less suggest strategies for living within that cap-until there exists a better accounting of the environmental resource base, various consumption habits, and the effects of social, cultural, and demographic factors on these.
In their ground-breaking article, Goffee and Jones argue that in an age of empowerment, people need very clear reasons for following leaders.
A member of the California bar, Newdow hopes to argue the case personally and told Church & State that he feels confident that he can win it.
Today, most mainstream economists accept the basic case for comparative advantage, but some argue that there are important exceptions, instances where trade does not raise overall welfare.
Poma appropriated the logic of empire and the Spanish idea of purity of blood to argue for racial separation of Spaniards and Amerindians in the New World, which should properly be ruled by an Incan.
What is striking about this critique is seeing a venerated insider argue so forcefully that globalization has been mismanaged.
Eve says that although the scientific community has traditionally written most of these people off as "ignorant, stupid, or mentally deranged," his data argue that misconceptions about science often trace to deeply held belief systems through which an individual interprets the world.
The Sporting News condemned Ford for t hese "bigoted" statements, but proceeded to argue that the best way to clean up baseball was to get the players to inform on one another.
More to the point, they argue, economic theory shows that perfectly competitive markets are entirely capable of rewarding (and thereby stimulating) innovation, making copyrights and patents superfluous and wasteful.
They argued that if they had been required to file their malpractice claim while the Tax Court case was pending, they would have been forced to take inconsistent positions: They would have had to argue to the Tax Court that the accounting firm was correct in its advice, while in the malpractice case they would have had to argue that the accounting firm was incorrect in its advice.
He explains how to be prepared, know when to argue or walk away, understand what to say and how to say it, listen, respond, watch out for crafty tricks, develop the skills for arguing in public, argue in writing, resolve deadlock, and maintain relationships--and situations like arguing with loved ones, children, or experts; complaining about goods or services; ending a dispute when in the wrong; dealing with constant arguing; avoiding being a doormat; and being a good winner.
I am not going to argue for a course of action -- other than to promote a sense of curiosity, an attitude of understanding and a bit of humility.