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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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The prosecution had argued for a first-degree murder conviction, maintaining that Beltran had gone to the victim's house to commit a robbery or burglary and in the process killed the victim.
These reformers argued that filthy rivers gave rise to an unhealthy environment which endangered the health of those who drank the water or breathed in the foul smelling air.
In papers filed with the Supreme Court, Lungren's office argued against blocking the measure while the court decides whether to review it.
Alvarezhas argued that nonexplosive eruptions could not have produced the shocked-quartz particles--mineral grains that have been deformed by some explosive force--found at the K-T boundary layer.
Rosen started down this path in his last book, The Most Democratic Branch, in which he argued that the Court's best and most-respected decisions are ones that align with the deeply held constitutional views of the American people.
Murphy alternatively argued that the damages were not income within the 16th Amendment, and therefore could not be subject to tax.
First, the employer argued the insurance policy exclusion had language similar to the Virginia workers' compensation statute, which covers claims "arising out of and in the course of the employment.
Chin also argued that while making a simpler system for everyone would be an arduous task, it may be easier to simplify the process for some, but not others.
The Santa Clarita Organization for Planning the Environment and the California Oak Foundation case against a proposed 160-acre Newhall business and industrial park was thrown out last month by Janavs, and they claim that the dismissal was a mistake since their side was due to be argued in court.
Contrary to the view held by both the Garrisonians and the slaveholders, both of whom saw the Constitution as proslavery, Douglass argued that the document forbade slavery and enshrined the colorblind principles set forth in the Declaration of Independence, including the "self-evident" truths that "all men are created equal" and born in possession of "unalienable Rights" Look to the language of the Constitution, he said, and "it will be found to contain principles and purposes, entirely hostile to the existence of slavery.
Kinney argued that schools were established in the capital and in the provinces as well.
AU argued in its brief that the 1993 Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) should be upheld in this instance.
Some biologists had recently argued that Africa's storied locust arose from ancestors of today's New World Schistocerca species that crossed the Atlantic Ocean.
But Roberts argued in favor of the legislation, saying that Congress could prohibit school busing on the claim that it "promotes segregation rather than remedying it, by precipitating white flight.
In How Capitalism Saved America, DiLorenzo gives no ground on state intervention, yet he seems to sidestep the argument of Mexican writer Octavio Paz, who recently argued that a totally free-market system leads to monopolies, a phenomenon that the blind forces of laissez-faire economics seem incapable of correcting.