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agree (əˈɡriː Pronunciation for agree

Definitions

verb

Word forms:  agrees,  agreeing,  agreed
(mainly intransitive)
  1. (often followed by with) to be of the same opinion; concur
  2. (also transitive; when intransitive, often followed by to; when transitive, takes a clause as object or an infinitive) to give assent; consent   ⇒ she agreed to go home, I'll agree to that
  3. (also transitive; when intransitive, followed by on or about; when transitive, may take a clause as object) to come to terms (about); arrive at a settlement (on)   ⇒ they agreed a price, they agreed on the main points
  4. (followed by with) to be similar or consistent; harmonize; correspond
  5. (followed by with) to be agreeable or suitable (to one's health, temperament, etc)
  6. (transitive; takes a clause as object) to concede or grant; admit   ⇒ they agreed that the price they were asking was too high
  7. (transitive) to make consistent with   ⇒ to agree the balance sheet with the records by making adjustments, writing off, etc
  8. (grammar) to undergo agreement

Word Origin

C14: from Old French agreer, from the phrase a gre at will or pleasure

Synonyms

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= concur, engage, be as one, sympathize, assent, see eye to eye, be of the same opinion, be of the same mind, be down with,

Translations for 'agree'

  • British English: agreePronunciation for agree If you agree with someone, you have the same opinion about something.I agree with you entirely.I agree that the demise of the zoo would be terrible.əˈɡriː VERB
  • Arabic: يُوافِقُ عَلَىPronunciation for يُوافِقُ عَلَى
  • Brazilian Portuguese: concordarPronunciation for concordar
  • Chinese: 同意Pronunciation for 同意
  • Croatian: složiti sePronunciation for složiti se
  • Czech: souhlasitPronunciation for souhlasit
  • Danish: være enigPronunciation for være enig
  • Dutch: mee eens zijnPronunciation for mee eens zijn
  • European Spanish: estar de acuerdoPronunciation for estar de acuerdo
  • Finnish: olla samaa mieltäPronunciation for olla samaa mieltä
  • French: être d’accordPronunciation for être d’accord
  • German: zustimmenPronunciation for zustimmen
  • Greek: συμφωνώPronunciation for συμφωνώ
  • Italian: concordarePronunciation for concordare
  • Japanese: 賛成するPronunciation for 賛成する
  • Korean: 동의하다Pronunciation for 동의하다
  • Norwegian: samtykkePronunciation for samtykke
  • Polish: zgodzić sięPronunciation for zgodzić się zgadzać się
  • Portuguese: concordarPronunciation for concordar
  • Romanian: a fi de acord
  • Russian: соглашатьсяPronunciation for соглашаться
  • Spanish: estar de acuerdoPronunciation for estar de acuerdo
  • Swedish: hålla medPronunciation for hålla med
  • Thai: เห็นด้วยPronunciation for เห็นด้วย
  • Turkish: aynı fikirde olmakPronunciation for aynı fikirde olmak
  • Ukrainian: погоджуватися погодитись
  • Vietnamese: đồng ýPronunciation for đồng ý

Example Sentences Including 'agree'

Asked whether Malaysia would agree to such a request, he said:'We'll study it.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
But do you agree with the judgements made here by our experts, or would you like to nominate a gem we passed over?
Country Life (2004)
In fact McKenna and Kerrigan agreed to agree on everything when they met in Dublin to discuss Sunday's final.
Irish Times (2002)
Made some criticism of her and then asked her to agree with him, all wreathed in smiles.
Stuart Harrison LOST SUMMER (2002)
No, it hadn't taken much persuasion to get her to agree to be interviewed.
Val McDermid THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
Prince Charles isn't keen on postmodernist architecture and I agree with him.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
This removal of repeat offenders has had an effect on reducing crime such as burglary and robbery, gardaí generally agree.
Irish Times (2002)
Virgo will try to use their head, Cancer their heart, and they should agree to meet somewhere in the middle.
Michael Geary MOON ASTROLOGY FOR LOVERS (2002)
You will agree to consult me regarding any offer of ransom made on my behalf.
Jennifer Fallon TREASON KEEP (2001)

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