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Definition of "agree" []

  • To grant consent; accede: We agreed to her suggestion. (verb-intransitive)
  • To come into or be in accord, as of opinion: I agree with you on that. Our views on the election agree. (verb-intransitive)
  • To come to an understanding or to terms: We agreed on the price. (verb-intransitive)
  • To be compatible or consistent; correspond: The copy agrees with the original. His story agrees with mine. (verb-intransitive)
  • To be suitable, appropriate, pleasing, or healthful: Spicy food does not agree with me. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "agree" in a sentence
  • "Prof Cialdini, a professor of Psychology and Marketing at Arizona State University, said the First Minister's version was loaded as the inclusion of the word 'agree' is pejorative and encourages voters to think that is the preferable option."
  • "The costs of in terms of human life and human suffering from climate change are sufficiently large that no attempt to quantify them in economic terms will adequately capture what most people would agree is at stake."
  • "The closest thing which I agree is kind of ridicules is 6 tacos for a-buck."