• verb: to give reasons for or against something
  • + 'with'
  • synonyms: reason, dispute, remonstrate


  • They tried to 'argue' their parents into getting a new car. [=to persuade their parents to get a new car]

  • The result 'argues for' a new approach. [=the result shows that we need a new approach]

  • You 'can't argue with' her success. [=you can't deny that she is successful]

Movie quotes

  • (..) What did we do to deserve you. - Sweet dreams. - Good night. Well. You can't argue with Mom. - Happy it is. - Can't argue with Mom, that's true. - Team Happy. Sounds great. - Totally behind you, Joy. Looks like we're (..)
    2015 Inside Out