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. See More
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Middle English agreen "to please, gratify, consent, concur," borrowed from Anglo-French agreer, from a-, verb-forming prefix (going back to Latin ad-ad-) + -greer, verbal derivative of gré "gratitude, satisfaction, liking, pleasure, assent," going back to Latin grātum, neuter of grātus "thankful, received with gratitude, welcome, pleasant" — more at grace entry 1