Definition of agree
2 chiefly British : to settle on by common consent : arrange … I agreed rental terms with him … — Eric Bennett
1 : to accept or concede something (such as the views or wishes of another) agree to a plan
2a : to achieve or be in harmony (as of opinion, feeling, or purpose) We agree in our taste in music.b : to get along togetherc : to come to terms agree on a fair division of profits
3a : to be similar : correspond Both copies agree.b : to be consistent The story agrees with the facts.
4 : to be fitting, pleasing, or healthful : suit This climate agrees with him.
5 grammar : to have an inflectional form denoting identity or other regular correspondence in a grammatical category (such as gender, number, case, or person)
Examples of agree in a Sentence
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.
Recent Examples of agree from the Web
The two leaders also agreed to renew dialogue about the long-standing conflict in Ukraine, over which the countries are also at odds, as well as the mistreatment of gays in Chechnya and of non-governmental organizations throughout Russia.
But all three candidates, along with Moulton, agreed that veterans offer voters an approach rarely taken on Capitol Hill.
As negotiations continued late into the evening Monday, questions remain about whether the House will choose to take up an annual budget at all, or if there will be a repeat of last year when the chambers couldn't agree on a plan to send to Rauner.
A roach that dies on its back may be the exception, rather than the rule, academic cockroach experts and exterminators agree.
During his visit to Riyadh earlier this month Trump announced a new arms deal, with Saudi Arabia agreeing to buy at least $110 billion of U.S. weapons and equipment.
Director David Moran tells The Associated Press that prosecutors agreed that the conviction should be overturned, and Judge Richard Skutt signed the order Friday.
All agreed Fritze had the stuff to have success out of the bullpen.
Instead, NORD agreed that Alexion’s nurses could be there.
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Synonym Discussion of agree
synonyms see in addition assent
AGREE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of agree for English Language Learners
: to have the same opinion
: to say that you will do, accept, or allow something that is suggested or requested by another person
of two or more people or groups : to decide to accept something after discussing what should or might be done ( Brit )
AGREE Defined for Kids
Definition of agree for Students
1 : to give approval or permission agree to a plan
2 : to have the same opinion We don't agree about everything.
3 : admit 1 He finally agreed that I was right.
4 : to be alike Their stories don't agree.
5 : to come to an understanding They agreed on a price.
6 : to be fitting or healthful The climate agrees with you.
Legal Definition of agree
: to share an opinion that agreed the terms were fair
1 : to share an opinion, understanding, or intent unable to agree on a verdict — New York Law Journal
2 : to indicate willingness or acceptance : give assent or approval
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