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
Judge Brooks agreed with the jury's unanimous verdict and concluded the sentencing hearing.
So when Miriam Makeba called in August 1974 and invited them to Liberia, Simone agreed.
For the record, show creator Darren Star also agrees: Carrie + Mr. Big does not = forever.
Besides the more than $49 million in refunds, DeVry also has agreed to provide $50.6 million in debt relief.
For now, the only thing all sides seem to agree on is that the ship is a tourist attraction worth keeping.
McGovern, who had been trounced in the 1972 presidential election by Nixon, agreed to speak and waived his fee.
Very reluctantly, my mother agreed to this marriage.
Committing to take over as president of the Knicks means agreeing to work for famously erratic, incompetent, meddlesome, and malcontented owner/blues musician James Dolan.
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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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