Definition Argue

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to argue (over, about something): to dispute, to strongly disagree, to fight; to state, to maintain, to sustain
I'm not going to argue with you because we'll never agree. We both have very different opinions about the matter.
Philip and Kevin argued over who would pay for dinner because they both had very little money.

Pronunciation examples
UK: I don't want to argue with you.
US: He argued his point very enthusiastically.


  • "Brian and Donna argue"
  • "These terrorists – and I do not think this word is too strong – take issue with the fishing of bluefin tuna, arguing that the bluefin community is suffering terribly from over-fishing."
  • "I don't like to argue with the voice of the majority."
  • "The events took place late last night at a trendy bar in San Francisco's North Beach neighborhood, where witnesses reported seeing an altercation between two men arguing over the television program being shown."
  • "They never argue with the referee."
  • "Who am I to argue?"
  • "You rightly banned Icarus Quincy from the building for arguing that IcarusBot's calculations were less accurate than a human."
  • "He argues that "almost everyone performs their best when under stress"."
  • "Smithson argues that stress starts to pose serious threats such as permanent damage to brain cells (which has linked high stress levels to alzheimer's disease and strokes) and high blood pressure (the link between stress and heart attacks) only when the stress is allowed to build up over a long period of time."
  • "Never argue with the customer."

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