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Spanish translation of “argue”

argue

verb /ˈaːɡjuː/
(with with someone, about something) to quarrel with (a person) or discuss (something) with a person in a not very friendly way I’m not going to argue Will you children stop arguing with each other about whose toy that is! (with for, against) to suggest reasons for or for not doing something I argued for/against accepting the plan. (with into, out of) to persuade (a person) (not) to do something
persuadir de/a(positivo); disuadir de (negativo)
I’ll try to argue him into going He argued her out of buying the dress.
to discuss, giving one’s reasoning She argued the point very cleverly. arguable adjective able to be put forward in argument It is arguable that he should have agreed to her request. argument noun a quarrel or unfriendly discussion They are having an argument about/over whose turn it is. a set of reasons; a piece of reasoning There are several arguments for/against the proposal a philosophical argument. argumentative /-ˈmentətiv/ adjective fond of arguing.
discutidor, argumentador
He is a very argumentative person who is often getting into fights.
(Definition of argue from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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