Definition of "argued" []

  • To quarrel; wrangle (verb)
  • To present supporting or opposing reasons or cases in a dispute; reason (verb)
  • To try to prove by presenting reasons; maintain (verb)
  • To debate or discuss (verb)
  • To persuade (verb)
  • To give evidence of; suggest (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of argue. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "argued" in a sentence
  • "Religious belief, some have argued, is the prime motivator for such an attack."
  • "This puts President Obama -- a self-described "fierce advocate" for gay rights -- in the position of continuing to defend a policy he himself has argued is inconsistent with national security and has promised to overturn."
  • "The point, he argued, is that the legislative accomplishments of this administration were more motivational than a cause for discontent."
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