disagree

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verb dis·agree \ˌdis-ə-ˈgrē\

Definition of disagree

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to fail to agree <the two accounts disagree>

  3. 2 :  to differ in opinion <he disagreed with me on every topic>

  4. 3 :  to cause discomfort or distress <fried foods disagree with me>

Examples of disagree in a sentence

  1. I think that I should sell my car, but he disagrees.

  2. <the leader thought we were still headed north on the trail, but I disagreed>

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

disagree

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verb dis·agree \ˌdis-ə-ˈgrē\

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

disagree

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verb dis·agree \ˌdi-sə-ˈgrē\

Definition of disagree for Students

disagreed

disagreeing

  1. 1 :  to have different ideas or opinions <We disagreed over the price.>

  2. 2 :  to be unlike each other :  be different <Their descriptions disagree.>

  3. 3 :  to make ill <Fried foods disagree with me.>



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