Definition for AR-GUE

AR-GUE, v.i. [L. arguo, to show, argue, accuse or convict; Fr. arguer; Sp. arguir; It. arguire. The radical sense of argue is to urge, drive, press, or struggle.]

  1. To reason; to invent and offer reasons to support or overthrow a proposition, opinion or measure; as, A argues in favor of a measure; B argues against it.
  2. To dispute; to reason with; followed by with; as, you may argue with your friend, a week, without convincing him.

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