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[dis-uh-gree] /ˌdɪs əˈgri/
verb (used without object), disagreed, disagreeing.
to fail to agree; differ:
The conclusions disagree with the facts. The theories disagree in their basic premises.
to differ in opinion; dissent:
Three of the judges disagreed with the verdict.
to quarrel:
They disagreed violently and parted company.
to cause physical discomfort or ill effect (usually followed by with):
The oysters disagreed with her. Cold weather disagrees with me.
Origin of disagree
late Middle English
1425-75; late Middle English < Anglo-French, Middle French desagreer. See dis-1, agree
Related forms
predisagree, verb (used without object), predisagreed, predisagreeing. Unabridged
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  • So when he had eaten them all, they all disagreed with him, and he died.

    Five Mice in a Mouse-trap Laura E. Richards
  • It was not for me to dispute this conclusion, even if I had disagreed with him, which I did not.

    The Rise of Roscoe Paine Joseph C. Lincoln
  • He was overtired with his walk of the day before, and then ate something that disagreed with him.

    The Dominant Strain Anna Chapin Ray
  • They disagreed on religion, and there were frequent battles in the kitchen.

  • There must have been some question of money, as to which at the last moment they had disagreed.

    Kept in the Dark

    Anthony Trollope
British Dictionary definitions for disagreed


verb -grees, -greeing, -greed (intransitive) often foll by with
to dissent in opinion (from another person) or dispute (about an idea, fact, etc)
to fail to correspond; conflict
to be unacceptable (to) or unfavourable (for); be incompatible (with): curry disagrees with me
to be opposed (to) in principle
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Word Origin and History for disagreed



late 15c., "refuse to assent," from Old French desagreer (12c.), from des- (see dis-) + agreer (see agree). Related: Disagreed; disagreeing.

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