Definitions for agree
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word agree.
agree, hold, concur, concordverb
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"
consent or assent to a condition, or agree to do something
"She agreed to all my conditions"; "He agreed to leave her alone"
match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agreeverb
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"
harmonize, harmonise, consort, accord, concord, fit in, agreeverb
"The colors don't harmonize"; "Their ideas concorded"
show grammatical agreement
"Subjects and verbs must always agree in English"
be agreeable or suitable
"White wine doesn't agree with me"
achieve harmony of opinion, feeling, or purpose
"No two of my colleagues would agree on whom to elect chairman"
To harmonize in opinion, statement, or action; to be in unison or concord; to be or become united or consistent; to concur.
all parties agree in the expediency of the law.
To yield assent; to accede;followed by to.
To yield assent to; to approve.
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.
To be conformable; to resemble; to coincide; to correspond.
the picture does not agree with the original; the two scales agree exactly.
To suit or be adapted in its effects; to do well.
the same food does not agree with every constitution.
To correspond to in gender, number, case, or person.
To consent to a contract or to an element of a contract.
Etymology: agreer, from a gré, from ad + gratum.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
He saw from far, or seemed for to see,
Some troublous uproar, or contentious fray,
Whereto he drew in haste it to agree. Fairy Queen, b. ii.
The mighty rivals, whose destructive rage
Did the whole world in civil arms engage,
Are now agreed. Wentworth Dillon.
Etymology: agreer, Fr. from gré, liking or good-will; gratia and gratus, Lat.
The more you agree together, the less hurt can your enemies do you. Alexander Pope, View of Epic Poetry.
And persuaded them to agree to all reasonable conditions. 2 Maccabees, xi. 14.
We do not prove the origin of the earth from a chaos; seeing that is agreed on by all that give it any origin. Thomas Burnet, Theo.
Agree with thine adversary quickly, whilst thou art in the way with him; lest at any time the adversary deliver thee to the judge, and the judge deliver thee to the officer, and thou be cast into prison. Matt. v. 25.
Friend, I do thee no wrong: didst not thou agree with me for a penny. Matt. xx. 13.
He exceedingly provoked, or underwent the envy, and reproach, and malice of men of all qualities and conditions, who agreed in nothing else. Edward Hyde.
John Milton is a noble genius, and the world agrees to confess it. Isaac Watts, Improvement of the Mind.
Strifes and troubles would be endless, except they gave their common consent all to be ordered by some whom they should agree upon. Richard Hooker, b. i.
If judicious men, skilled in chymical affairs, shall agree to write clearly, and keep men from being stunned by dark or empty words, it is hoped, they will be reduced either to write nothing, or books that may teach us something. Boyle.
For many bare false witness against him, but their witness agreed not together. Mark, xiv. 56.
They that stood by said again to Peter, surely thou art one of them: for thou art a Galilean, and thy speech agreeth thereto. Mark, xiv. 70.
Which testimony I the less scruple to allege, because it agrees very well with what has been affirmed to me by a physician at Moscow. Robert Boyle, History of Colours.
Thou feedest thine own people with angels food, and didst send them from heaven bread agreeing to every taste. Wisdom.
His principles could not be made to agree with that constitution and order, which God had settled in the world; and, therefore, must needs clash with common sense and experience. John Locke.
I have often thought, that our prescribing asses milk in such small quantities, is injudicious; for, undoubtedly, with such as it agrees with, it would perform much greater and quicker effects, in greater quantities. John Arbuthnot, on Coins.
To agree means to have the same opinion or view about something as another person or entity. It can also mean to accept a proposal or terms presented by another party. In a broader sense, the term can refer to items or elements being harmonious or compatible with each other.
in good part; kindly
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
to yield assent; to accede; -- followed by to; as, to agree to an offer, or to opinion
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
to be conformable; to resemble; to coincide; to correspond; as, the picture does not agree with the original; the two scales agree exactly
to suit or be adapted in its effects; to do well; as, the same food does not agree with every constitution
to correspond in gender, number, case, or person
to make harmonious; to reconcile or make friends
to admit, or come to one mind concerning; to settle; to arrange; as, to agree the fact; to agree differences
Etymology: [F. gr. See Agree.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
a-grē′, v.i. to be of one mind: to concur: to assent to: to be consistent, to harmonise: to determine, to settle: to resemble, to suit: (gram.) to be in concord with—taking the same gender, number, case, or person: to do well with climate, &c. (followed by with before the person or thing agreeing: by upon, on, for, to, in before the condition of the agreement):—pa.p. agreed′.—adj. Agree′able, suitable: pleasant: favourable to, consenting to.—n. Agree′ableness, suitableness: conformity: quality of pleasing—also Agreeabil′ity.—adv. Agree′ably.—n. Agree′ment, concord: conformity: harmony: a bargain or contract. [O. Fr. agréer, to accept kindly—L. ad, to, and gratus, pleasing.]
To share a feeling, opinion or goal.
There are many people who agree with goals, opinions and beliefs.
Submitted by MaryC on January 30, 2020
Agree vs. Disagree -- In this Grammar.com article you will learn the differences between the words Agree and Disagree.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'agree' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1482
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'agree' in Written Corpus Frequency: #597
Rank popularity for the word 'agree' in Verbs Frequency: #94
The numerical value of agree in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of agree in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Answers in Genesis started to say that to work there you had to have certain religious beliefs, you had to agree with them on how to interpret the Bible, you had to agree with them on creationism, you even had to agree with their views on homosexuality.
The essence of independence has been to think and act according to standards from within, not without. Inevitably anyone with an independent mind must become "one who resists or opposes authority or established conventions": a rebel. If enough people come to agree with, and follow, the Rebel, we now have a Devil. Until, of course, still more people agree. And then, finally, we have ---Greatness.
On the PLO : "I agree on the P, I agree on the O, I don't agree on the L
This is a crucial trip, even a historical one, i will be the messenger of all the people of Israel, including those who agree with me and those who don't agree with me.
It is by universal misunderstanding that all agree. For if, by ill luck, people understood each other, they would never agree.
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Translations for agree
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- وافق, يوافقArabic
- згаджацца, згадзіццаBelarusian
- съответствам, съгласявам се, съгласен съм, съгласувам, хармонирам, съгласявам, договарямBulgarian
- shodovat, souhlasit, dohodnout, vyhovovatCzech
- være enig, stemme overens, overensstemme, rette sig efterDanish
- annehmen, sich verständigen, zustimmen, einverstanden sein, akzeptieren, kongruierenGerman
- [[estar]] [[de acuerdo]], coincidir, concordar, acceder, asentir, acordarSpanish
- موافق بودنPersian
- yhtä mieltä, yksimielinen, vastata, olla, sopia, hyväksyäFinnish
- consentir, accorder, être d'accordFrench
- aontaich, co-aontaich, freagair a chèile, còrd riScottish Gaelic
- egyetért, egyeztetHungarian
- համաձայնել, համաձայնվելArmenian
- berjanji, menyetujuiIndonesian
- essere d'accordo, accordarsi, corrispondere, concordareItalian
- 同意, 同じる, 一致, 賛成Japanese
- 동의하다, 약속하다, 일치하다, 同意, 합의하다Korean
- concordo, convenio, agreeLatin
- jatte, bli enigeNorwegian
- zgodzić się, zgadzać sięPolish
- estar de acordo, concordar, aceitarPortuguese
- añikuy, allipunakuyQuechua
- согласиться, соглашаться, [[приходить]] [[к]] [[согласие, [[достигать]] [[соглашениеRussian
- сагласити, saglasitiSerbo-Croatian
- súhlasiť, zhodovaťSlovak
- jam dakordAlbanian
- hålla medSwedish
- onaylamak, anlaşmak, katılmak, kabul etmekTurkish
- погоджуватися, зго́дитися, погодитися, зго́джуватисяUkrainian
- متفق ہوںUrdu
- đồng ý, 同意Vietnamese
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