disagree

[dis-uh-gree]

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

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.

Nearby words

  1. disaffiliate,
  2. disaffirm,
  3. disafforest,
  4. disaggregate,
  5. disaggregation,
  6. disagreeable,
  7. disagreement,
  8. disallow,
  9. disallowable,
  10. disambiguate

Origin of disagree

1425–75; late Middle English < Anglo-French, Middle French desagreer. See dis-1, agree

Related formspre·dis·a·gree, verb (used without object), pre·dis·a·greed, pre·dis·a·gree·ing.

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British Dictionary definitions for disagree

disagree

verb -grees, -greeing or -greed (intr 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 disagree

disagree

v.

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

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