'ARGUE, v.i. L. arguo, to show, argue, accuse or convict.
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.
1. To debate or discuss; to treat by reasoning; as, the counsel argued the cause before the supreme court; the cause was well argued.
2. To prove or evince; to manifest by inference or deduction; or to show reasons for; as, the order visible in the universe argues a divine cause.
3. To persuade by reasons; as, to argue a man into a different opinion.
4. Formerly, to accuse or charge with; a Latin sense, now obsolete; as, to argue one of profaneness.