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a·gree

agree

 
 
pronunciation:
gri
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
grammatical pattern:
verb + inf, verb + that
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: agrees, agreeing, agreed
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.[verb + inf ] The carpenter agreed to do the work for less money.[verb + inf ]
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.[verb + that ] I agree that it's risky to drive in this weather, but it may only get worse.[verb + that ]
synonyms:
acknowledge, admit, concede, grant
antonyms:
deny
similar words:
accept
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derivation: agreeing (adj.)
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