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agree

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1 to have or come to the same opinion or point of view
  • My husband and I agree on just about every aspect of child-rearing

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2 to come to an arrangement as to a course of action
  • since we couldn't agree, we tossed a coin to decide the matter

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3 to accept the truth or existence of (something) usually reluctantly
  • finally agreed that the paint job was sloppy and would have to be redone

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4 to be in agreement on every point
  • the robber's story didn't agree with the cop's report on the incident

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5 to form a pleasing relationship
  • this warm climate seems to agree with you

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6 to give or express one's approval (as to a proposal)
  • we'll have to get the author to agree to the revisions before the article can be published

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agree, concur, coincide mean to come into or be in harmony regarding a matter of opinion. agree implies complete accord usually attained by discussion and adjustment of differences. on some points we all can agree concur often implies approval of someone else's statement or decision. if my wife concurs, it's a deal coincide, used more often of opinions, judgments, wishes, or interests than of people, implies total agreement. their wishes coincide exactly with my desire

synonyms see in addition assent

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The first known use of agree was in the 15th century

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“Agree.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/agree. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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