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
But the trouble is within their own ranks as Senate Republicans disagree over how quickly to unwind the Medicaid expansion under Obama’s health law, as well as other elements of the GOP bill.
But the leader of the group that spearheaded Measure L disagreed with Stone.
This is hardly the first administration to disagree with European allies.
While many disagree with the paper’s interpretations, the study shouldn’t be confused for a piece of philosophy.
Official histories published by the National Park Service disagree.
This was one response from a teacher who vehemently disagreed with my statements.
Mr. Trump campaigned on a platform of trade protectionism, nationalism and skepticism about multilateralism and climate change — all issues on which most European leaders disagree with him.
That’s largely because the U.S. either disagrees or hasn’t yet settled on a position, three European officials said.
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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 century
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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