Ar·gue v. i. [imp. & p. p. Argued p. pr. & vb. n. Arguing.]
1. To invent and offer reasons to support or overthrow a proposition, opinion, or measure; to use arguments; to reason.
I argue not
Against Heaven's hand or will. --Milton.
2. To contend in argument; to dispute; to reason; -- followed by with; as, you may argue with your friend without convincing him.
n : a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong
disagreement; "they were involved in a violent argument"
[syn: controversy, contention, contestation, disputation,
disceptation, tilt, argument]