argue for

argue for
index adhere (maintain loyalty), advocate, assert, defend, espouse, justify

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • argue for — phr verb Argue for is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑attorney …   Collocations dictionary

  • argue for and against — index discuss Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • 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

  • 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

  • argue — ar|gue W1S1 [ˈa:gju: US ˈa:r ] v [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: arguer, from Latin arguere to make clear ] 1.) to disagree with someone in words, often in an angry way ▪ We could hear the neighbours arguing. argue with ▪ Gallacher… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • argue — verb 1 DISAGREE (I) to disagree with someone in words, often in an angry way: Did you hear the couple next door arguing last night? (+ with): I m not going to argue with you, but I think you re wrong. (+ about): They were arguing about how to… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 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

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