Agree - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈɡriː|  American pronunciation of the word agree
Brit.  |əˈɡriː|  British pronunciation of the word agree


- be in accord; be in agreement (syn: concord, concur, hold)
We agreed on the terms of the settlement
I can't agree with you!
- consent or assent to a condition, or agree to do something
She agreed to all my conditions
He agreed to leave her alone
- be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics (syn: check, correspond, fit, gibe, jibe, match, tally)
The two stories don't agree in many details
- go together (syn: accord, concord, consort, fit in, harmonize)
- show grammatical agreement
Subjects and verbs must always agree in English
- be agreeable or suitable
White wine doesn't agree with me
- achieve harmony of opinion, feeling, or purpose
No two of my colleagues would agree on whom to elect chairman

Extra examples

We agreed about some things, but we disagreed about others.

She says that a change is needed, and I agree completely.

We can all agree on one thing: the current law needs to be changed.

Some critics have called the movie a masterpiece, but not everyone agrees.

The house is too big for one person, don't you agree?

She asked if she could go with him, and he agreed that she could.

The jurors were unable to agree a verdict.

The means of ending the dispute were finally agreed.

John agreed to do it in order to please his mother.

He agreed to my plan.

He agreed with neither side.

We agree on this.

We've agreed on Spain for our holiday next year.

The two statements don't agree.

All the figures sufficiently agree.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: agree
he/she/it: agrees
present participle: agreeing
past tense: agreed
past participle: agreed
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