Meaning of “argue” - Learner’s Dictionary

argue

verb us uk /ˈɑːɡjuː/ present participle arguing, past tense and past participle argued
DISAGREE [ I ]

B1 to speak angrily to someone, telling them that you disagree with them:

My parents are always arguing about money.
Kids, will you stop arguing with each other?

More examples

  • It's normal for couples to argue now and then.
  • Brothers and sisters often argue.
  • It would be pointless to argue with him.
  • Whenever we argue he always takes Alice's side.
  • We argue all the time - I really can't take it any more.
GIVE REASONS [ I, T ]

B2 to give reasons to support or oppose an idea, action, etc:

[ + that ] He argued that cuts in military spending were necessary.
She argued for/against tax cuts.

(Definition of “argue” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)