To invent and offer reasons to support or overthrow a proposition, opinion, or measure; to use arguments; to reason.
To contend in argument; to dispute; to reason; -- followed by with; as, you may argue with your friend without convincing him.
To debate or discuss; to treat by reasoning; as, the counsel argued the cause before a full court; the cause was well argued.
To prove or evince; too manifest or exhibit by inference, deduction, or reasoning.
To persuade by reasons; as, to argue a man into a different opinion.
systematically support or reject a position by presenting reasons and evidence for acceptance or rejection
Put forward a proposition, then illustrate it, discuss its significance, and defend it against possible counter-charges.
present reasons and arguments
give evidence of; "The evidence argues for your claim"; "The results indicate the need for more work"
Present the case for and/or against a particular proposition
Make a case, based on appropriate evidence for and/or against some given point of view.
Present convincing evidence in favor of or against an idea, proposal, method, law, rule, program, etc.