Argue

  • 1 argue — ⇒ARGUE, subst. fém. TECHNOL. Machine à cabestan maintenant la filière où sont dégrossis les blocs d or, d argent, de cuivre ou de laiton; p. ext. la filière elle même ou l atelier où elle fonctionne. ♦ Bureaux de l argue. Lieu ,,où les orfèvres… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Argue — Ar gue, v. t. 1. To debate or discuss; to treat by reasoning; as, the counsel argued the cause before a full court; the cause was well argued. [1913 Webster] 2. To prove or evince; too manifest or exhibit by inference, deduction, or reasoning.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 argue — ar·gue vb ar·gued, ar·gu·ing vi 1: to give reasons for or against a matter in dispute arguing for an extension 2: to present a case in court will argue for the defense vt …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 argue — argüe (del cat. u occit. «argue»; ant.) m. *Cabrestante. * * * argue. (Del cat. o prov. argue). m. desus. cabrestante (ǁ torno de eje vertical) …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 5 Argue — Ar gue, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Argued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Arguing}.] [OE. arguen, F. arguer, fr. L. argutare, freq. of arguere to make clear; from the same root as E. argent.] 1. To invent and offer reasons to support or overthrow a proposition,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 argüe — (del cat. u occit. «argue»; ant.) m. *Cabrestante. * * * argüe. m. p. us. cabrestante (ǁ torno de eje vertical) …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 7 argue — [v1] verbally fight altercate, bandy, battle, bicker, break with, buck, bump heads, contend, cross, cross swords, disagree, dispute, face down, face off, feud, gang up on, get in one’s face*, go one on one, hammer, hammer away, hash, hash over,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 argue — ► VERB (argues, argued, arguing) 1) exchange diverging or opposite views heatedly. 2) give reasons or cite evidence in support of something. ● argue the toss Cf. ↑argue the toss …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 argue — (Del cat.) o prov. argue). m. desus. cabrestante (ǁ torno de eje vertical) …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 10 argue — [är′gyo͞o] vi. argued, arguing [ME arguen < OFr arguer < VL argutare, for L argutari, to prattle, freq. of arguere, to make clear, prove < IE base * ar(e)g , gleaming (see ARGENT); OFr meaning and form infl. by arguere] 1. to give… …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 argué — argué, ée (ar gu é, ée) part. passé. Pièce arguée de faux …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 12 argué — largué nargué targué …

    Dictionnaire des rimes

  • 13 argue — (v.) c.1300, to make reasoned statements to prove or refute a proposition, from O.Fr. arguer maintain an opinion or view; harry, reproach, accuse, blame (12c.), from L. argutare to prattle, prate, frequentative of arguere make clear, make known,… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 14 argue — 1 debate, dispute, agitate, *discuss Analogous words: *prove, demonstrate: *disprove, refute, rebut, controvert: expostulate, protest, *object, remonstrate 2 bespeak, prove, attest, betoken, *indicate Analogous words: * …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 15 argué — Argué, [argu]ée. part …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 16 argüe — m. p. us. cabrestante (ǁ torno de eje vertical) …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 17 argue — [[t]ɑ͟ː(r)gjuː[/t]] ♦♦ argues, arguing, argued 1) V RECIP If one person argues with another, they speak angrily to each other about something that they disagree about. You can also say that two people argue. [V with n] The committee is concerned… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 argue */*/*/ — UK [ˈɑː(r)ɡju] / US [ˈɑrˌɡju] verb Word forms argue : present tense I/you/we/they argue he/she/it argues present participle arguing past tense argued past participle argued 1) a) [intransitive] if people argue, they speak to each other in an… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 argue — v. 1) to argue calmly, logically, plausibly, sensibly; heatedly, passionately, strenuously, vehemently 2) (D; intr.) to argue about, over; with (we argued with them about the new law) 3) (d; intr.) to argue against; for (to argue against the… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 20 argue — ar|gue [ ar,gju ] verb *** 1. ) intransitive if people argue, they speak to each other in an angry way because they disagree: QUARREL: Those girls are always arguing! argue with: Don t argue with me you know I m right. argue about/over: We used… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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