French translation of 'agree'
1. (= hold the same opinion) [person, people] être d’accord
“It’s appalling.” — “It is. I agree.” « C’est horrible. » — « C’est vrai. Je suis d’accord. »
to agree about sth
They find it hard to agree about this. Il leur est difficile de se mettre d’accord là-dessus.
to agree with sb être d’accord avec qn
I agree with Carol. Je suis d’accord avec Carol.
to agree with sb about sth être d’accord avec qn sur qch
to agree with sth
I agree with what you say. Je suis d’accord avec ce que tu dis.
2. (= be in favour of)
to agree with sth [plan, idea, proposal] être d’accord avec qch
The Prime Minister does not agree with this plan. Le Premier Ministre n’est pas d’accord avec ce projet.
to not agree with doing sth
I don’t agree with children smoking. Je ne suis pas d’accord pour que les enfants fument.
3. (= consent)
to agree to sth accepter qch
He has agreed to our proposal. Il a accepté notre proposition.
to agree to do sth accepter de faire qch ⧫ consentir à faire qch
He agreed to go and pick her up. Il a accepté d’aller la chercher.
to agree on sth [price, arrangement] se mettre d’accord sur qch
to agree on doing sth
They agreed on going. Ils se mirent d’accord pour y aller.
to agree to disagree, to agree to differ en rester là
We agreed to disagree. Nous sommes restés là.
4. [statements, explanations] concorder
The two totals agree. Les deux totaux concordent.
to agree with sth concorder avec qch
His statement agrees with those of other witnesses. Ses déclarations concordent avec celles d’autres témoins.
5. (Grammar) s’accorder
to agree with sth [subject, noun] s’accorder avec qch
to agree with sb [food] convenir à qn
Garlic doesn’t agree with me. L’ail ne me convient pas.
1. (Britain) (= come to terms about)
[price] convenir de
[time] convenir de
2. (= decide)
to agree (that) ... (= decide) convenir que ...
it was agreed that ... il a été convenu que ...
3. (= admit)
to agree (that) ... admettre que ...
I agree that it’s difficult. J’admets que c’est difficile.
4. (= be of the same opinion)
to be agreed on sth être d’accord sur qch
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Example Sentences Including 'agree'
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She then agreed to accept the money but give it to charity.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The board agreed to accept the offer on Friday.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
By the end of our meeting he had agreed to give it his best shot.ONE HUNDRED DAYS (2003)
They discussed it, and agreed he would accept if he were offered a place.Liberty: The Lives and Times of Six Women in Revolutionary France (2006)
Can we agree about that?Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Everyone agrees about his qualities as a performer.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
He could agree to something on one day and object strenuously the next.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
She agrees but instantly feels remorse.The Sun (2015)
They want us to agree to give up our demands to control the numbers coming into our country.The Sun (2016)
This involves assessing the pay package at the time when it is agreed or approved, or its renewal is agreed or approved.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
We agreed a price and paid a deposit of 800 by cheque.The Sun (2016)
We both refused an upgrade but did agree to one satnav.The Sun (2016)
We used to laugh when we actually agreed on something.The Sun (2017)
But the two sides have been unable to agree a price, leaving the club to look elsewhere.The Sun (2016)
He did well there so it was one we all agreed would be a good acquisition.The Sun (2016)
We pretty much agree about what we think is funny.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
In such cases we would seek either to reduce the agreed price or increase the agreed discount.SHOPPED: The Shocking Power of British Supermarkets (2004)
A general ceasefire agreed by world leaders in Munich last week is on the brink of collapse.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
And he went on to agree with another frontbencher calling for a more liberal prison regime.The Sun (2006)
Are we anything we can all agree on and feel proud of?Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Each time we agree to give it another go but the pattern repeats itself.The Sun (2017)
He stopped and agreed to give one a lift.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
National Grid has already agreed to remove about 45 existing pylons from around the country.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Rebels say they agreed to the ceasefire as long as the group would not be excluded.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
She might feel pressured to agree but it would just add to her worries.The Sun (2015)
So our first goal must be to agree the action needed to support growth.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
So she agreed to give one at her home.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The next day my pal reluctantly agreed to give me an alibi in case my boyfriend got suspicious.The Sun (2008)
They agree to do something together and then come of age.The Sun (2008)
Whether the critics agree is another matter.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The captains had also agreed that no action would be taken unless they both favored it.Christianity Today (2000)
Or, while seeming in some way to agree with or approve of it, they subtly condemned.Mothers who Leave (1994)
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'agree' in Other Languages
British English: agree /əˈɡriː/ VERB
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.
- American English: agree
- Arabic: يُوافِقُ عَلَى
- Brazilian Portuguese: concordar
- Chinese: 同意
- Croatian: složiti se
- Czech: souhlasit
- Danish: være enig
- Dutch: mee eens zijn
- European Spanish: estar de acuerdo
- Finnish: olla samaa mieltä
- French: être d’accord
- German: zustimmen
- Greek: συμφωνώ
- Italian: concordare
- Japanese: 賛成する
- Korean: 동의하다
- Norwegian: samtykke
- Polish: zgodzić się
- European Portuguese: concordar
- Romanian: a fi de acord
- Russian: соглашаться
- Spanish: estar de acuerdo
- Swedish: hålla med
- Thai: เห็นด้วย
- Turkish: aynı fikirde olmak
- Ukrainian: погоджуватися
- Vietnamese: đồng ý
Translation of agree from the Collins English to French Dictionary