What does agree mean?

Definitions for agree
əˈgriagree

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word agree.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. agreeverb

    consent or assent to a condition, or agree to do something

    "She agreed to all my conditions"; "He agreed to leave her alone"

  3. 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"

  4. harmonize, harmonise, consort, accord, concord, fit in, agreeverb

    go together

    "The colors don't harmonize"; "Their ideas concorded"

  5. agreeverb

    show grammatical agreement

    "Subjects and verbs must always agree in English"

  6. agreeverb

    be agreeable or suitable

    "White wine doesn't agree with me"

  7. agreeverb

    achieve harmony of opinion, feeling, or purpose

    "No two of my colleagues would agree on whom to elect chairman"

Wiktionary

  1. agreeverb

    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.

    Etymology: agreer, from a gré, from ad + gratum.

  2. agreeverb

    To yield assent; to accede;followed by to.

    Etymology: agreer, from a gré, from ad + gratum.

  3. agreeverb

    To yield assent to; to approve.

    Etymology: agreer, from a gré, from ad + gratum.

  4. agreeverb

    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.

    Etymology: agreer, from a gré, from ad + gratum.

  5. agreeverb

    To be conformable; to resemble; to coincide; to correspond.

    the picture does not agree with the original; the two scales agree exactly.

    Etymology: agreer, from a gré, from ad + gratum.

  6. agreeverb

    To suit or be adapted in its effects; to do well.

    the same food does not agree with every constitution.

    Etymology: agreer, from a gré, from ad + gratum.

  7. agreeverb

    To correspond to in gender, number, case, or person.

    Etymology: agreer, from a gré, from ad + gratum.

  8. agreeverb

    To consent to a contract or to an element of a contract.

    Etymology: agreer, from a gré, from ad + gratum.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Agreeadverb

    in good part; kindly

    Etymology: [F. gr. See Agree.]

  2. Agreeverb

    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

    Etymology: [F. gr. See Agree.]

  3. Agreeverb

    to yield assent; to accede; -- followed by to; as, to agree to an offer, or to opinion

    Etymology: [F. gr. See Agree.]

  4. Agreeverb

    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

    Etymology: [F. gr. See Agree.]

  5. Agreeverb

    to be conformable; to resemble; to coincide; to correspond; as, the picture does not agree with the original; the two scales agree exactly

    Etymology: [F. gr. See Agree.]

  6. Agreeverb

    to suit or be adapted in its effects; to do well; as, the same food does not agree with every constitution

    Etymology: [F. gr. See Agree.]

  7. Agreeverb

    to correspond in gender, number, case, or person

    Etymology: [F. gr. See Agree.]

  8. Agreeverb

    to make harmonious; to reconcile or make friends

    Etymology: [F. gr. See Agree.]

  9. Agreeverb

    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

  1. Agree

    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.]

Editors Contribution

  1. agree

    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  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'agree' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1482

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'agree' in Written Corpus Frequency: #597

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'agree' in Verbs Frequency: #94

Anagrams for agree »

  1. eagre

  2. eager

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of agree in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of agree in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of agree in a Sentence

  1. Orrin Hatch:

    While I recognize the difficulty the last two administrations have faced with regard to families illegally crossing the border, I wholeheartedly agree with the President's comments that a policy that leads to separating children from their families is wrong, i am working with colleagues in both houses on a path forward that recognizes the need for compassion for children and families without incentivizing illegal border crossings. That solution can and should be bipartisan.

  2. Amy Spitalnick:

    Budget monitors and rating agencies have all applauded this administration's fiscal prudence and focus on protecting against economic uncertainty – and investors agree.

  3. Godwin Obaseki:

    Whatever terms we can agree to have them back so that we can relate to our experience, relate to these works that are at the essence of who we are, we would be open to such conversations.

  4. George Clooney:

    The Sanders campaign when they talk about it is absolutely right. It's ridiculous that we should have this kind of money in politics. I agree completely.

  5. Kim Yong Chol:

    Today's meeting is a really meaningful meeting, yes I 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
  • συμφωνώGreek
  • samopiniiEsperanto
  • [[estar]] [[de acuerdo]], coincidir, concordar, acceder, asentir, acordarSpanish
  • موافق بودنPersian
  • yhtä mieltä, yksimielinen, vastata, olla, sopia, hyväksyäFinnish
  • consentir, accorder, être d'accordFrench
  • aontaighIrish
  • aontaich, co-aontaich, freagair a chèile, còrd riScottish Gaelic
  • הסכיםHebrew
  • egyetért, egyeztetHungarian
  • համաձայնել, համաձայնվելArmenian
  • concordarInterlingua
  • berjanji, menyetujuiIndonesian
  • essere d'accordo, accordarsi, corrispondere, concordareItalian
  • 同意, 同じる, 一致, 賛成Japanese
  • შეთანხმებაGeorgian
  • 동의하다, 약속하다, 일치하다, 同意, 합의하다Korean
  • concordo, convenio, agreeLatin
  • whakaaeMāori
  • 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
  • ตกลงThai
  • onaylamak, anlaşmak, katılmak, kabul etmekTurkish
  • погоджуватися, зго́дитися, погодитися, зго́джуватисяUkrainian
  • متفق ہوںUrdu
  • đồng ý, 同意Vietnamese
  • 同意Chinese

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