1. be in accord; be in agreement;
- Example: "We agreed on the terms of the settlement"
- Example: "I can't agree with you!"
- Example: "I hold with those who say life is sacred"
- Example: "Both philosophers concord on this point"
[syn: agree, hold, concur, concord]
2. consent or assent to a condition, or agree to do something;
- Example: "She agreed to all my conditions"
- Example: "He agreed to leave her alone"
3. be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics;
- Example: "The two stories don't agree in many details"
- Example: "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"
- Example: "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"
[syn: match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree]
4. go together;
- Example: "The colors don't harmonize"
- Example: "Their ideas concorded"
[syn: harmonize, harmonise, consort, accord, concord, fit in, agree]
5. show grammatical agreement;
- Example: "Subjects and verbs must always agree in English"
6. be agreeable or suitable;
- Example: "White wine doesn't agree with me"
7. achieve harmony of opinion, feeling, or purpose;
- Example: "No two of my colleagues would agree on whom to elect chairman"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Agre \A*gre"\, Agree \A*gree"\, adv. [F. [`a] gr['e]. See Agree.] In good part; kindly. [Obs.] --Rom. of R. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Agree \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. [1913 Webster] If music and sweet poetry agree. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Their witness agreed not together. --Mark xiv. 56. [1913 Webster] The more you agree together, the less hurt can your enemies do you. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] 2. To yield assent; to accede; -- followed by to; as, to agree to an offer, or to opinion. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] Agree with thine adversary quickly. --Matt. v. 25. [1913 Webster] Didst not thou agree with me for a penny ? --Matt. xx. 13. [1913 Webster] 4. To be conformable; to resemble; to coincide; to correspond; as, the picture does not agree with the original; the two scales agree exactly. [1913 Webster] 5. To suit or be adapted in its effects; to do well; as, the same food does not agree with every constitution. [1913 Webster] 6. (Gram.) To correspond in gender, number, case, or person. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] Syn: To assent; concur; consent; acquiesce; accede; engage; promise; stipulate; contract; bargain; correspond; harmonize; fit; tally; coincide; comport. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Agree \A*gree"\, v. t. 1. To make harmonious; to reconcile or make friends. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. To admit, or come to one mind concerning; to settle; to arrange; as, to agree the fact; to agree differences. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
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