Synonyms of argue in English:

argue


See definition of argue

verb

1‘critics argued that the government had been to blame for the country's economic problems’

SYNONYMS

contend, assert, declare, maintain, state, proclaim, advance, insist, hold, claim, aver, avow, reason, attest, expostulate, testify, swear, certify

propound, submit, posit, postulate, adduce, move, advocate, opine, allege

make a case for, give reasons for, defend, explain, vindicate, justify

technical depose, represent

rare asseverate

2‘the children are always arguing’

SYNONYMS

quarrel, disagree, row, squabble, bicker, fight, wrangle, dispute, feud, have a row, bandy words, have words, cross swords, lock horns, be at each other's throats

dissent, clash, differ, be at odds

informal fall out, scrap, argy-bargy, argufy, spat, go at it hammer and tongs, fight like cat and dog

archaic altercate

3‘it is hard to argue the point’

SYNONYMS

dispute, debate, discuss, controvert


Phrases

    argue someone into something

      ‘it would be better to argue her into going back home’

      SYNONYMS

      persuade to, convince to, prevail on to, coax into

      talk someone round

    argue someone out of something

      ‘Vivienne had argued Malcolm out of one of his crazier ideas’

      SYNONYMS

      dissuade from, persuade against, talk out of