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agree

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/ əˈgri /
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verb (used without object), a·greed, a·gree·ing.

verb (used with object), a·greed, a·gree·ing.

to concede; grant (usually followed by a noun clause): I agree that he is the ablest of us.
Chiefly British. to consent to or concur with: We agree the stipulations. I must agree your plans.

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Origin of agree

1350–1400; Middle English agre, agreen<Anglo-French, Old French agre(e)r from phrase a gre at pleasure, at will; a<Latin ad to, at; gre<Latin grātum (see gree2)

synonym study for agree

1. Agree, consent, accede, assent, concur all suggest complying with the idea, sentiment, or action of someone. Agree, the general term, suggests compliance in response to any degree of persuasion or opposition: to agree to go; to agree to a meeting, to a wish, request, demand, ultimatum. Consent, applying to rather important matters, conveys an active and positive idea; it implies making a definite decision to comply with someone's expressed wish: to consent to become engaged. Accede, a more formal word, also applies to important matters and implies a degree of yielding to conditions: to accede to terms. Assent conveys a more passive idea; it suggests agreeing intellectually or verbally with someone's assertion, request, etc.: to assent to a speaker's theory, to a proposed arrangement. To concur is to show accord in matters of opinion, as of minds independently running along the same channels: to concur in a judgment about a painting. 5. See correspond.

OTHER WORDS FROM agree

a·gree·ing·ly, adverbin·ter·a·gree, verb (used with object), in·ter·a·greed, in·ter·a·gree·ing.pre·a·gree, verb (used without object), pre·a·greed, pre·a·gree·ing.
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British Dictionary definitions for agree

agree
/ (əˈɡriː) /

verb agrees, agreeing or agreed (mainly intr)

Word Origin for agree

C14: from Old French agreer, from the phrase a gre at will or pleasure
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