- 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
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Examples from the Web for disagreed
More mainstream Republicans, Rubio chief among them, disagreed.The Rand-Rubio Catfight Over Cuba
December 19, 2014
Otherwise, they disagreed on just about every major issue confronting Israel.Goodbye to Israel’s Lousy Government (Let’s Hope the Next One Isn’t Worse)
December 4, 2014
But he disagreed with the Air Force official about the reason for it is the prioritizing of Afghanistan.Drone ‘Shortage’ Hampers ISIS War
November 18, 2014
Rita King likely would have disagreed with that sentiment when Evans entered the lockup room in back in April 2011.I Was Beaten By Chicago’s Dirtiest Cop, Lawsuit Contends
September 16, 2014
By December 2013, those who disagreed had risen to 52 percent and those who agreed had fallen to 38 percent—a 63-point shift.American Voters Don’t Get Foreign Policy
July 31, 2014
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.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete
Albert Bigelow Paine
There must have been some question of money, as to which at the last moment they had disagreed.Kept in the Dark
- 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
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