agree to disagree

idiom
variants: or chiefly British agree to differ
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of agree to disagree

: to agree not to argue anymore about a difference of opinion
  • He likes golf and his wife likes tennis, so when it comes to sports, they have agreed to disagree.

Word by Word Definitions

agree play
  1. : to concur in (something, such as an opinion) : admit, concede

  2. : to consent to as a course of action

  3. : to settle on by common consent : arrange

disagree play
  1. : to fail to agree

  2. : to differ in opinion

  3. : to cause discomfort or distress


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