argue translation English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "argue" - English-Spanish dictionary


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
argüir, argumentar
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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