Definition of disagree
1 : to fail to agree the two accounts disagree
2 : to differ in opinion he disagreed with me on every topic
3 : to cause discomfort or distress fried foods disagree with me
Examples of disagree in a Sentence
I think that I should sell my car, but he disagrees.
the leader thought we were still headed north on the trail, but I disagreed
Recent Examples of disagree from the Web
Even so, the virtually impenetrable barrier of the Himalayas has generally allowed the rivals to agree to disagree.
A new Monmouth University poll found that 41% of respondents think that Trump should be impeached and made to leave office, compared to 53% who disagree.
Kushner disagrees, arguing that, as the scandal affects Trump’s presidency, it should be handled with urgency by the in-White House communications shop.
Internet provider AT&T Inc. also joined the big protest even though the wireless giant in the past has disagreed with staunch net neutrality advocates over how to enforce it.
Vignola disagreed with the decision to adopt the new flag.
But Jonathan Ludwig, the attorney representing the state and state officials, disagreed, saying the plaintiffs hadn't shown there would be any harm.
In a detailed 31-page ruling, the court disagreed with Pruitt’s contention that industry groups had not had sufficient opportunity to comment before the 2016 rule was issued.
In a detailed 31-page ruling, the court disagreed with Pruitt's contention that industry groups had not had sufficient opportunity to comment before the 2016 rule was enacted.
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Origin and Etymology of disagree
Middle English, to refuse assent, from Anglo-French desagreer, from des- dis- + agreer to agree
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
DISAGREE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of disagree for English Language Learners
: to have a different opinion : to fail to agree
: to be different
: to not be suitable for or pleasing to someone
DISAGREE Defined for Kids
Definition of disagree for Students
1 : to have different ideas or opinions We disagreed over the price.
2 : to be unlike each other : be different Their descriptions disagree.
3 : to make ill Fried foods disagree with me.
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