to have the same views, emotions, etc.; harmonize in opinion or feeling (often followed by with): I don't agree with you.
to give consent; assent (often followed by to): He agreed to accompany the ambassador.Do you agree to the conditions?
to live in concord or without contention; get along together.
to come to one opinion or mind; come to an arrangement or understanding; arrive at a settlement: They have agreed on the terms of surrender.
to be consistent; harmonize (usually followed by with): This story agrees with hers.
to correspond; conform; resemble (usually followed by with): The play does not agree with the book.
to be suitable; comply with a preference or an ability to digest (usually followed by with): The food did not agree with me.
Grammar. to correspond in inflectional form, as in number, case, gender, or person; to show agreement. In The boy runs, boy is a singular noun and runs agrees with it in number.
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.
- a·gree·ing·ly, adverb
- in·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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How to use agree in a sentence
“There is a heavy security presence but nothing has changed,” agrees Father Javier.
Eva Silverman, who co-hosts an Oakland Dinner Party, agrees.
Instead, everyone agrees it has simply reinscribed too big to fail as explicit law.
This does not seem like a profound bit of dramaturgy on my part, and he agrees with it.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days | David Freeman | December 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I am lucky on Secret Six to have an editor, Mark Doyle, who agrees, we want people to gasp out loud.Gail Simone’s Bisexual Catman and the ‘Secret Six’ | Rich Goldstein | December 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
De Robeck agrees that we don't know enough yet to warrant us in fault-finding or intervention.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I | Ian Hamilton
It is soluble in alkalies, and precipitated from its solution by acids, and in all other respects agrees with vegetable caseine.Elements of Agricultural Chemistry | Thomas Anderson
Thus if a purchaser agrees not to build nearer the street than a stated line, he can be enjoined from disregarding it.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
This specimen, presented to the Museum, agrees very well with the short description given by Lamarck of this species.
This shell agrees very well with the description of Lamarck, except that the whole edge of the mouth is of a fine rose-red colour.
British Dictionary definitions for agree
(often foll by with) to be of the same opinion; concur
(also tr; when intr, often foll by to; when tr, takes a clause as object or an infinitive) to give assent; consent: she agreed to go home; I'll agree to that
(also tr; when intr, foll by on or about; when tr, may take a clause as object) to come to terms (about); arrive at a settlement (on): they agreed a price; they agreed on the main points
(foll by with) to be similar or consistent; harmonize; correspond
(foll by with) to be agreeable or suitable (to one's health, temperament, etc)
(tr; takes a clause as object) to concede or grant; admit: they agreed that the price they were asking was too high
(tr) to make consistent with: to agree the balance sheet with the records by making adjustments, writing off, etc
grammar to undergo agreement
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