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 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.
Others may disagree, but sometimes seemingly disparate ingredients mingle to create magic.
Oren also disagreed that the decision was linked to U.S. political trends, but instead reflected disputes over religion and state that have animated Israeli politics for decades.
Vermont Law School professor Pat Parenteau disagreed.
Few disagree that advanced statistics have their place in checks and balances.
Privatization opponents—while disagreeing on the political and financial details of the effort—do agree that government bureaucracy is largely the reason that cutting-edge technology is not already in use by air traffic controllers and pilots.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'disagree'. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
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.
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up disagree? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).