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disagree

dis·a·gree

disagree

 
pronunciation:
dIs gri
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: verb
inflections: disagreed, disagreeing, disagrees
definition 1: to differ in opinion.
He thinks that it will take two weeks to finish the job, but I disagree.
synonyms:
conflict, differ
antonyms:
accord, agree, concur
similar words:
clash, contrast, dissent, oppose, quarrel
definition 2: to argue or quarrel.
They disagreed about who had won the contest.
 
synonyms:
argue, clash, contend, fight, quarrel
antonyms:
agree
similar words:
bicker, collide, conflict, feud, wrangle
definition 3: to have a harmful effect (usually followed by "with").
Cow's milk disagrees with the baby.
antonyms:
agree
similar words:
bother, distress, disturb, offend, trouble, upset
Word Parts
The word disagree contains the following part:
dis- Latin prefix that means not; apart; reverse, negate
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The prefix dis- occurs in English attached to Latin roots, as in dissent , but also forms words in English by attaching to verbs (dishearten ) and nouns (disbelief ). dis- has two other forms, as the "s" sound in dis- assimilates to the initial sound of the base to which it is attached. See the assimilated forms dif- and di-3.
synonyms:
de-, un-