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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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In chapter one, Daniel Aiken argues for the single-elder-led-church model.
Opponents argue that the DOD's proposals would actually affect both active and closed ranges.
Many Norwegians feel that the anti-whaling movement is based solely on emotion, and argue against convention (and despite the fact that whales are sophisticated communicators, and can learn and respond to more than 50 words) that there is little evidence that whales are more intelligent than many farm animals.
government and many school districts argue that "under God" is more about ceremony, much like the phrase "In God We Trust" that is printed on the national currency.
Others note that Shanker himself attributed the idea to a retired educator named Ray Budde and argue that Shanker's role was mainly to disseminate and popularize it.
Drawing on recent leftist revisions of the literary history of the 1930s, I would like to argue that stereotypically modernist subject matter and aesthetic strategies were actually available and indeed very attractive to Wright at this time.
Proponents of transracial adoption argue that because black children are more likely to be in foster care than white children, stay in foster care longer, and are more likely to undergo multiple placements, opening the process to adoption across color lines is the answer to the problems of both children and would-be parents.
While conceding that concrete social conditions are important because they furnish the necessary resources, making culture production possible, I argue that the actual production of ideas takes place within the context of debate and back-and-forth discussions among the proponents of diverse ideas.
Whichever the choice, they must then argue the analysis before a court, either orally or in written briefs, or both.
The conference kicked off with an address by Lynn Turner, chief accountant for the Securities and Exchange Commission, who argued that a rising number of earnings warnings in recent quarters actually argue that investors are gaining increased transparency.
Illogically, some argue that because those of us most active in this fight once backed amending the Civil Rights Act, our support for ENDA is questionable.
In their new book, "The New Corporate Cultures," Deal and Kennedy argue that today's business leaders in their single-minded pursuit of shareholder interests have created employee distrust, skepticism and fear that have ripped apart once great corporate cultures.
Major senior citizen lobbies have responded angrily to proposals to change the way the CPI is measured, sensing that a conspiracy to slash benefits underlies such statistical "reform." They argue, quite rightly, that even a cut as small as $8 a month--the typical reduction if the revision goes through--would mean a great deal to those elderly citizens who depend primarily on social security.
persuasively argue that both the First Amendment and Vatican II's Declaration on Religious Liberty assume a real but limited role for religion in the politics of a democracy.