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Meaning of AGREE

Pronunciation:  u'gree

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  consent or assent to a condition, or agree to do something; "She agreed to all my conditions"; "He agreed to leave her alone"
  2. [v]  be in accord; be in agreement; "We agreed on the terms of the settlement"; "I can't agree with you!"; "I hold with those you say life is sacred"; "Both philosophers concord on this point"
  3. [v]  achieve harmony of opinion, feeling, or purpose; "No two of my colleagues would agree on whom to elect chairman"
  4. [v]  be agreeable or suitable; "White wine doesn't agree with me"
  5. [v]  be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics; "The two stories don't agree in many details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"; "The suspect's fingerprints do'nt match those on the gun"
  6. [v]  go together; "The colors don't harmonize"; "Their ideas concorded"
  7. [v]  show grammatical agreement; "Subjects and verbs must always agree in English"

AGREE is a 5 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: check, concord, concur, correspond, fit, gibe, hold, jibe, match, tally
 Antonyms: differ, disaccord, disagree, disagree, discord, dissent, take issue
 See Also: accede, accede, accept, acquiesce, adhere, align, answer, arrange, assent, bargain, be, bear out, befit, beseem, blend, blend in, coincide, compromise, concede, conciliate, conclude, conform to, consent, consist, correlate, corroborate, duplicate, equal, fix up, go, go for, grant, homologize, look, make up, meet, overlap, parallel, patch up, pattern, reconcile, resemble, resolve, rhyme, rime, see eye to eye, settle, square, subscribe, suit, suit, support, support, twin, underpin, yield



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \A*gree"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Agreed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Agreeing}.] [F. agr['e]er to accept or receive kindly, fr.
    [`a] gr['e]; [`a] (L. ad) + gr['e] good will, consent,
    liking, fr. L. gratus pleasing, agreeable. See {Grateful}.]
    1. To harmonize in opinion, statement, or action; to be in
       unison or concord; to be or become united or consistent;
       to concur; as, all parties agree in the expediency of the
             If music and sweet poetry agree.      --Shak.
             Their witness agreed not together.    --Mark xiv.
             The more you agree together, the less hurt can your
             enemies do you.                       --Sir T.
    2. To yield assent; to accede; -- followed by to; as, to
       agree to an offer, or to opinion.
    3. To make a stipulation by way of settling differences or
       determining a price; to exchange promises; to come to
       terms or to a common resolve; to promise.
             Agree with thine adversary quickly.   --Matt. v. 25.
             Didst not thou agree with me for a penny ? --Matt.
                                                   xx. 13.
    4. To be conformable; to resemble; to coincide; to
       correspond; as, the picture does not agree with the
       original; the two scales agree exactly.
    5. To suit or be adapted in its effects; to do well; as, the
       same food does not agree with every constitution.
    6. (Gram.) To correspond in gender, number, case, or person.
    Note: The auxiliary forms of to be are often employed with
          the participle agreed. ``The jury were agreed.''
          --Macaulay. ``Can two walk together, except they be
          agreed ?'' --Amos iii. 3. The principal intransitive
          uses were probably derived from the transitive verb
          used reflexively. ``I agree me well to your desire.''
          --Ld. Berners.
    Syn: To assent; concur; consent; acquiesce; accede; engage;
         promise; stipulate; contract; bargain; correspond;
         harmonize; fit; tally; coincide; comport.
  2. \A*gree"\, v. t.
    1. To make harmonious; to reconcile or make friends. [Obs.]
    2. To admit, or come to one mind concerning; to settle; to
       arrange; as, to agree the fact; to agree differences.
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