definition 1: to put forward reasons for or against something.
example: Many parents argued in favor of expanding the arts program.
example: Some citizens argued against the construction of a new library.
definition 2: to have a battle with words; quarrel; contend.
example: The couple argued until late at night.
example: The children argued over which game to play.
example: I don’t want to argue with you about this again.
definition 1: to maintain or contend (often followed by a clause).
example: He thought he’d proved his point, but his colleague argued that he hadn’t presented enough evidence.
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Collocations: Words often used in combination with the verb argue
argue + ADVERB: ~ convincingly, ~ persuasively, ~ successfully, ~ strongly, ~ forcefully, ~ powerfully, ~ passionately, ~ vehemently, ~ vigorously, ~ fiercely, ~ cogently, ~ eloquently, ~ reasonably, ~ rationally, ~ logically, ~ coherently