Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb argue

3 senses of argue

Sense 1
argue, reason -- (present reasons and arguments)
       => present, represent, lay out -- (bring forward and present to the mind; "We presented the arguments to him"; "We cannot represent this knowledge to our formal reason")

Sense 2
argue, contend, debate, fence -- (have an argument about something)
       => converse, discourse -- (carry on a conversation)

Sense 3
argue, indicate -- (give evidence of; "The evidence argues for your claim"; "The results indicate the need for more work")
       => present, represent, lay out -- (bring forward and present to the mind; "We presented the arguments to him"; "We cannot represent this knowledge to our formal reason")

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