Complete Definition of "agree"

English

rank|result|formed|fight|764|agree|sit|considerable|private

Etymology
French agréer to accept or receive kindly, fr. àgré; à (L. ad) + gré good will, consent, liking, fr. Latin gratus pleasing, agreeable. See {Grateful}.

Pronunciation
AHD|É-grÄ', IPA|/ÉËÉ¡riË/, SAMPA|/@"gri:/
audio|en-us-agree.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes:English:-iË|Rhymes: -iË
Hyphenation: a·gree

Verb
en-verb|agrees|agreeing|agreed

#intransitive 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.
#: If music and sweet poetry agree. --Shak.
#: Their witness agreed not together. --Mark xiv. 56.
#: The more you agree together, the less hurt can your enemies do you. --Sir T. Browne.
#intransitive To yield assent; to accede;—followed by to; as, to agree to an offer, or to opinion.
#intransitive 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.
#: Agree with thine adversary quickly. --Matt. v. 25.
#: Didst not thou agree with me for a penny ? --Matt. xx. 13.
#intransitive To be conformable; to resemble; to coincide; to correspond; as, the picture does not agree with the original; the two scales agree exactly.
#intransitive To suit or be adapted in its effects; to do well; as, the same food does not agree with every constitution.
#intransitive grammar To correspond in gender, number, case, or person.

Usage notes
This is a catenative verb that takes the to infinitive. See Appendix:English catenative verbs

Synonyms
To assent; concur; consent; acquiesce; accede; engage; promise; stipulate; contract; bargain; correspond; harmonize; fit; tally; coincide; comport.

Antonyms
disagree

Derived terms
agreement
disagree
agree to
agree with

Translations

Cornish: assentya
Croatian: složiti se
Czech: souhlasit, dohodnout
Danish: overensstemme
Dutch: afspreken, overeenstemmen, het eens zijn, toestemmen
Esperanto: akordi
Estonian: kokku leppima, nõustuma, kooskõlastama
Finnish: t+|fi|hyväksyä
French: t+|fr|accorder
German: übereinstimmen, zustimmen
Greek: t|el|ÏÏμÏÏνÏ|sc=Grek
Hebrew: ××ס××× (le'haskim)
Hungarian: egyetért
Icelandic: samþykkja
mid
Irish: aontú le
Italian: t+|it|concordare, t+|it|prestarsi
Japanese: åãã (dÅjiru); è³æãã (sansei suru); ä¸è´ãã (itchi suru)
Macedonian: Ñе ÑложÑва (se složuva)
Maltese: jaqbel m, taqbel f, jaqblu p
Norwegian: overensstemme
Polish: uzgadniaÄ
Portuguese: t+|pt|concordar
Russian: ÑоглаÑовÑваÑÑ (soglasovyvatʹ)
Slovene: strinjati se
Spanish: t-|es|concordar
Swedish: överensstämma
Walloon: esse dʼacoird
Welsh: cytuno

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