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Definitions of agree

  1. go together; " The colors don't harmonize"; " Their ideas concorded"
  2. show grammatical agreement; " Subjects and verbs must always agree in English"
  3. consent or assent to a condition, or agree to do something; " She agreed to all my conditions"; " He agreed to leave her alone"
  4. be in accord; be in agreement; " We agreed on the terms of the settlement"; " I can't agree with you!"; " I hold with those you say life is sacred"; " Both philosophers concord on this point"
  5. achieve harmony of opinion, feeling, or purpose; " No two of my colleagues would agree on whom to elect chairman"
  6. be agreeable or suitable; " White wine doesn't agree with me"
  7. be in accord; be in agreement; " We agreed on the terms of the settlement"; " I can't agree with you!"; " I hold with those who say life is sacred"; " Both philosophers concord on this point"
  8. be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics; " The two stories don't agree in many details"; " The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"; " The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"
  9. In good part; kindly.
  10. To harmonize in opinion, statement, or action; to be in unison or concord; to be or become united or consistent; to concur; as, all parties agree in the expediency of the law.
  11. To make a stipulation by way of settling differences or determining a price; to exchange promises; to come to terms or to a common resolve; to promise.
  12. To be conformable; to resemble; to coincide; to correspond; as, the picture does not agree with the original; the two scales agree exactly.
  13. To suit or be adapted in its effects; to do well; as, the same food does not agree with every constitution.
  14. To correspond in gender, number, case, or person.
  15. To make harmonious; to reconcile or make friends.
  16. To admit, or come to one mind concerning; to settle; to arrange; as, to agree the fact; to agree differences.
  17. To yield assent; to accede; - followed by to; as, to agree to an offer, or to opinion.
  18. To harmonize physically, mentally, or morally; to yield assent; consent; accede; to accord; to come to one opinion; to be similar; match; to be suitable; as, the same food does not agree with everybody; settle; arrange.
  19. To be of one mind: to concur: ( fol. by to) to assent to: ( fol. by with) to resemble, to suit:- pa. p. agreed.
  20. Agreed.
  21. To be of one mind; to accord.
  22. To be of one mind; concur; consent; promise; correspond; match.
  23. To be of one mind; to live in concord; to consent; to settle by stipulation; to come to one opinion or mind; to be reconciled; to harmonize; to resemble; to correspond; to suit; to correspond in gender, number, & c.
  24. To be of one mind; to live in peace; to be like; to settle.
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Usage examples for agree

  1. I cannot agree with you. – The Lost Despatch by Natalie Sumner Lincoln
  2. All who agree will say 'Aye'." – The Doctor A Tale Of The Rockies by Ralph Connor
  3. All these reconstructions agree in one thing. – John Deere's Steel Plow by Edward C. Kendall
  4. We always agree about people. – Barbara Ladd by Charles G. D. Roberts
  5. Faith would agree she was sure, if she thought it would give pleasure. – Anxious Audrey by Mabel Quiller-Couch
  6. Not agree with me? – The Fruit of the Tree by Edith Wharton
  7. Surely you agree with me there? – The Way of an Eagle by Ethel M. Dell
  8. I think I ought, but if you don't agree with me you shall have it. – Girls of the Forest by L. T. Meade
  9. " I don't agree he said. – The Eight Strokes of the Clock by Maurice Le Blanc
  10. But Kitty could not agree to this. – Kitty Trenire by Mabel Quiller-Couch
  11. They wouldn't agree with one." – The Landlord at Lion's Head, Complete by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
  12. That the new constitution is not much better than the old, many who helped in the making of it will agree – History of California by Helen Elliott Bandini
  13. Do you not agree with me, father?" – Bessie Bradford's Prize by Joanna H. Mathews
  14. But she said: " I guess you'll find out that there's more than one has to agree to that." – The Landlord at Lion's Head, Complete by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
  15. Don't you agree with me, Patricia? – Christopher Hibbault, Roadmaker by Marguerite Bryant
  16. Abel must be saved; and the men agree – Commodore Junk by George Manville Fenn
  17. At least, that was my opinion and is still, as I think you will agree later. – Carnacki, The Ghost Finder by William Hope Hodgson
  18. I think we can agree better. – Isaac T. Hopper by L. Maria Child
  19. His visitor went on:- I was thinking if we could agree on a price, I might deed it to you and give you a note for the balance of what I owe you. – The Wizard's Daughter and Other Stories by Margaret Collier Graham
  20. And that is why we will never agree – Moral by Ludwig Thoma
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