Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: agréer, from gré 'will, pleasure', from Latin gratus 'pleasing'


a‧gree S1 W1

same opinion

[intransitive,transitive not in progressive] to have or express the same opinion about something as someone else [≠ disagree]:
Teenagers and their parents rarely agree.
agree with
If she felt he was right, she would agree with him.
agree that
Most people nowadays would agree that a good pub is one of our best traditions.
agree on/about
We don't agree on everything, of course.
I quite agree/I couldn't agree more (=I agree completely)
'We have to talk.' 'Absolutely,' Meredith replied. 'I couldn't agree more.'

say yes

[intransitive,transitive not in progressive] to say yes to an idea, plan, suggestion etc [≠ refuse]:
I suggested we go somewhere for the weekend and she agreed at once.
agree to do something
No one really knows why he agreed to do the film.
agree to
My sister won't agree to our mother going into a nursing home.

decide together

[intransitive,transitive not in progressive] to make a decision with someone after a discussion with them
agree to do something
We agreed to meet again the following Monday.
agree on
They managed to agree on a date for the wedding.
agree that
It was agreed that elections would be held in May.
agree a price/plan/strategy etc
We agreed a new four-year contract.

be the same

[intransitive not in progressive] if two pieces of information agree with each other, they match or are the same
agree with
Your story doesn't agree with what the police have told us.

agree to differ/disagree

if two people agree to differ, they accept that they have different opinions about something and stop arguing about it

agree with something

phrasal verb
1 to believe that a decision, action, or suggestion is correct or right:
I don't agree with hitting children.

not agree with somebody

DFMI if a type of food does not agree with you, it makes you feel ill:
Green peppers don't agree with me.
3SLG if an adjective, verb etc agrees with a word, it matches that word by being plural if the word is plural etc

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