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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But he said the answers were wrong, argued the toss, and even blamed the cameraman for giving him a dodgy steer.
I argued the toss with the then Public Health minister Tessa Jowell, her Chief Medical Officer and his unfortunate deputy cornered at a Whitehall party.
My conversations with voters would suggest that they would have wished Parliament to stand up to the European Court and argued the toss.
Two-and-a-half years later, the FSA has been busying itself handing out penalties while the industry has argued the toss.
As a toff, he would have watched amused as the rest of us argued the toss.