Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To dispute (a point).
  • intransitive v. To argue aimlessly; wrangle. See Regional Note at absquatulate.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. to argue without any aim; to dispute; wrangle; to disagree

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • v. To argue pertinaciously.
  • v. To signify.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To argue, commonly in a pertinacious manner, or for the sake of controversy; wrangle.
  • To have weight as an argument; import; signify.
  • To contend about; worry with argument.
  • To signify; mean.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. have a disagreement over something

Etymologies

argue +‎ -fy (Wiktionary)

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