Agree meaning

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To grant or concede.

My parents agreed that we should be allowed to go. I agreed to help my parents clean the house.

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To share an opinion about (something).

My doctor and I agree that I should quit smoking.

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To consent or accede (to); say “yes”
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To be of the same opinion; concur (with)
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To be in harmony or accord.

Their versions agree.

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(gram.) To be inflected so as to correspond in number, person, case, or gender.
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To grant or acknowledge.

They agreed to stop fighting.

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To be suitable, appropriate, pleasing, or healthful.

Spicy food does not agree with me.

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To be compatible or consistent.

The copy agrees with the original. Your story agrees with mine.

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To arrive at a satisfactory understanding (on or about prices, terms, etc.)
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To be suitable, healthful, etc.

This climate does not agree with him.

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(chiefly brit.) To arrive at an understanding or come to an arrangement on or about.

To agree a price for the car, to agree terms of the truce.

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(grammar) To correspond in gender, number, case, or person.
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The definition of agree means to have the same opinion or views.

An example of agree is a married couple deciding to raise their child in a particular faith.

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(intransitive) 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.

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(intransitive) To yield assent; to accede;—followed by to.

To agree to an offer, or to opinion.

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(UK, Ireland) To yield assent to; to approve.
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(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.
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(intransitive) To be conformable; to resemble; to coincide; to correspond.

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

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

The same food does not agree with every constitution.

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(intransitive, grammar) To correspond to in gender, number, case, or person.
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(intransitive, law) To consent to a contract or to an element of a contract.
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Origin of agree

  • Middle English agreen from Old French agreer from Vulgar Latin aggrātāre Latin ad- ad- Latin grātus pleasing gwerə-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Old French agreer (“to accept or receive kindly”), from a gré (“favorably”), from Latin ad (“to”) + gratum (“pleasing”).

    From Wiktionary