Adjective "agree" definition and examples

(Agree may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/əˈɡriː/

Definitions and examples

verb

Have the same opinion about something; concur.
  1. 'we both agreed on issues such as tougher penalties for criminals'
  2. 'Not only that, but it can vehemently divide people who otherwise agree on most issues.'
  3. 'This is the underlying issue which campaigners agree must be tackled in years to come.'
  4. 'Secondly, everybody agrees there needs to be a transfer of power as soon as is practical.'
  5. 'We agreed on the main issue: that new technologies make it possible for this to be done.'
  6. 'When no two raters agreed on an item rating, the lack of agreement was recorded as such.'
  7. 'The two leaders agreed on the need to speed up efforts to resume a serious peace process.'
  8. 'First, if everybody agreed about everything, there would be no need of politics.'
  9. 'Nevertheless almost everybody agrees that a thought is produced when the brain neurons fire.'
  10. 'After all, does anyone go to a blog for a discussion of issues that most people agree on?'
  11. 'Even if we were definite on the causes of global warming and agreed on a cure it could take centuries to reverse.'
  12. 'I don't agree with random drugs testing in schools'
  13. 'Nick is not sure he agrees with the policy of excluding openly gay scoutmasters, and I find it a difficult issue myself.'
  14. 'I am not sure that I agree with the notion that no charge should be made for admission to York City Art Gallery.'
  15. 'I'm not disgusted by the exhibit but I don't agree with the message of moral equivalency.'
  16. 'She isn't at all sure she agrees with giving prizes for acting and believes the whole thing is nothing more than a marketing exercise.'
  17. 'I'm not sure I entirely agree with his uncompromisingly conservative prescription.'
  18. 'Some grouped round leaders whose teachings and insights they accepted and agreed with, but many were solitary wanderers.'
  19. 'I'm not sure if I entirely agree with her views on the country, except to say that we both think it's just amazing.'
  20. 'I personally do not agree with abortion unless there is no other alternative.'
Say that one will do something which has been suggested by another person.
  1. 'She said she asked for an eye test and agreed to allow him to look at her back after she complained of back pain.'
  2. 'She was so thrilled by the prospect of motherhood that Thorn follows the advice of a priest and agrees to accept an orphan child as his own.'
  3. 'Anyway, he suggested we try another local butcher, and he has agreed to do the job for us.'
  4. 'By entering, all eligible entrants agree to abide by each and all these terms and conditions.'
  5. 'I hate talking about money and so immediately agreed to pay the price they suggested.'
  6. 'After a lengthy plea from a social worker, the judge reluctantly agrees to allow the boy to leave.'
  7. 'Magistrates cannot order that people be removed to hospital unless the hospital authority agrees to accept them.'
  8. 'I agreed to admit him to a side room on a general medical ward accompanied by a prison officer.'
  9. 'But at the end of the day, it's all about two people agreeing to do something and sticking with it.'
  10. 'To avoid the authorities, he agrees to accompany an inventor to go around the world in 80 days.'
  11. 'if they had agreed a price the deal would have gone through'
  12. 'Strikes have been put off until the end of February to give negotiators a chance to agree a deal.'
  13. 'The money comes on top of the three year settlements agreed last year.'
  14. 'The plan involves agreeing a pay rise for this year and continuing negotiations over wage increases for the next two years.'
  15. 'After negotiation, we agree a set of terms under which the autopsy will be performed.'
  16. 'Current talks appear to revolve around agreeing a price.'
  17. 'There is no money to be made out of the standards themselves, but a great deal to be lost if they are not agreed on by everyone.'
  18. 'It comes as no surprise to learn that all the parties are agreed on the proposals.'
  19. 'Eventually a compromise was agreed on, with a church wedding in Cyprus.'
  20. 'As soon as all the charges are entered and agreed the work of settlement commences.'
  21. 'As nothing further could usefully be settled it was agreed that the meeting be closed.'
Be consistent with.
  1. 'The boy died of TB at the age of 10, which also agrees with the accepted history of the family, a history with which Anderson disagrees.'
  2. 'The form of the average simulated wave profile agrees with the analytic result with good accuracy, which demonstrates consistency of our approach.'
  3. 'This agrees with my memory that it was in common usage among the teenage car mechanics that I admired as a ten-year-old in rural eastern Connecticut in 1957.'
  4. 'the verb agrees with the final noun'
  5. 'Special care is needed to determine the subject and to make certain that the verb agrees with it.'
  6. 'Thus Voltaire: ‘The adjective is the enemy of the noun, though it agrees with it in number and gender.’'
  7. 'she's eaten something which did not agree with her'
  8. 'Unfortunately, the job market doesn't appear to consistently agree with me.'
  9. 'This is a nice pink party dress, bought for our daughter's 2nd birthday party, but abandoned after 25 minutes of wear as the polyester didn't agree with my daughter's sensitive skin and began itching.'

More definitions

1. to have the same views, emotions, etc.; harmonize in opinion or feeling (often followed by with): I don't agree with you.

2. to give consent; assent (often followed by to): He agreed to accompany the ambassador. Do you agree to the conditions?

3. to live in concord or without contention; get along together.

4. to come to one opinion or mind; come to an arrangement or understanding; arrive at a settlement: They have agreed on the terms of

More examples(as adjective)

"authors can be agree in places."

"authors can be agree in dates."

"authors can be agree by places."

"people can be agree with people."

"ministers can be agree on fines."

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Origin

Late Middle English: from Old French agreer, based on Latin ad- ‘to’ + gratus ‘pleasing’.