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a·gree

agree

 
 
pronunciation:
gri
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: agreed, agreeing, agrees
definition 1: to have the same opinion (often fol. by with).
I agree with my brother about most things.
synonyms:
accede, assent, coincide, comply, concur, correspond, square with
antonyms:
clash, conflict, differ, disagree, dissent, protest
similar words:
accord, align, consent, consort, contract, hold, meet, see eye to eye, side with, subscribe, sympathize, tally
definition 2: to consent.
He agreed to the terms of the contract.Once she had looked it over carefully, she agreed to sign the lease.The carpenter agreed to do the work for less money.
synonyms:
accede, acquiesce, consent
antonyms:
protest, refuse
similar words:
accept, approve, concede, covenant, permit
definition 3: to reach a mutual understanding.
After some negotiation, the committee agreed on a course of action.
synonyms:
accord, coincide, concur
antonyms:
disagree, dispute, diverge
similar words:
assent, consort, coordinate, correspond, covenant, meet, see eye to eye, settle
definition 4: to be appropriate or suitable.
That color agrees with her complexion.Living in the countryside seems to agree with them.
synonyms:
square with, suit
antonyms:
disagree
similar words:
accord, fit, match
definition 5: to be consistent; conform; match.
Do our answers agree?
synonyms:
conform, correspond, jibe, match
antonyms:
conflict, differ, disagree
similar words:
accord, cohere, coincide, comport, dovetail, fit, square, tally
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to grant or concede (usu. fol. by a clause serving as an object).
We all agreed that something had to be done about the problem.I agree that it's risky to drive in this weather, but it may only get worse.
synonyms:
acknowledge, admit, concede, grant
antonyms:
deny
similar words:
accept
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derivation: agreeing (adj.)
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