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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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Whenever the pair argued, they came to an open rupture; and arguments were frequent, for they were both positive, and both loved the work of the intelligence.
I scolded him for it, but he argued quietly that it was very good and very wholesome, that it was life, strong life, and gave life to him.
The boasted "tour of the world" was talked about, disputed, argued with as much warmth as if the subject were another Alabama claim.
But in the case of alteration it may be argued that the process necessarily implies one or other of the other five sorts of motion.
Of course, it may be argued that battles have shaped the destiny of mankind.
Thus while the manners of Porthos are more polite it may be argued that those of David are more efficacious.
Which we have hotly argued in the Gardens to the detriment of our dignity.
But that would make all those I wills wrong, then," he argued.
He heard them patiently, and argued patiently with them, though he abated not a whit from his purpose.
THE HARES harangued the assembly, and argued that all should be equal.
It is also argued that ideas, or rather ideals, must be derived from a previous state of existence because they are more perfect than the sensible forms of them which are given by experience.
Every one chattered, argued, discussed, disputed, applauded, from the gentleman lounging upon the barroom settee with his tumbler of sherry-cobbler before him down to the waterman who got drunk upon his "knock-me-down" in the dingy taverns of Fell Point.
Whence he argued the legality of punishing the crime of the parent on the bastard.
I am afraid, sir, do you know,' argued Mr Rugg persuasively, 'that you are still allowing your feeling to be worked upon.
Again, I argued that it had been forced upon him from the hatred and fear expressed upon his face.