Definitions for: Agree


[v] consent or assent to a condition, or agree to do something; "She agreed to all my conditions"; "He agreed to leave her alone"
[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"
[v] achieve harmony of opinion, feeling, or purpose; "No two of my colleagues would agree on whom to elect chairman"
[v] be agreeable or suitable; "White wine doesn't agree with me"
[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"
[v] go together; "The colors don't harmonize"; "Their ideas concorded"
[v] show grammatical agreement; "Subjects and verbs must always agree in English"



Webster (1913) Definition: 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
law.

If music and sweet poetry agree. --Shak.

Their witness agreed not together. --Mark xiv.
56.

The more you agree together, the less hurt can your
enemies do you. --Sir T.
Browne.

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.


A*gree", v. t.
1. To make harmonious; to reconcile or make friends. [Obs.]
--Spenser.

2. To admit, or come to one mind concerning; to settle; to
arrange; as, to agree the fact; to agree differences.
[Obs.]

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

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