agree


agree
agree a‧gree [əˈgriː] verb [intransitive, transitive]
1. to make a decision with someone after a discussion with them:

• They have agreed a price for the land.

• He has agreed a new two-year contract.

agree to do something

• The company agreed in principle to sell the paper mill to local managers.

agree on

• The companies agreed on the broad terms of a settlement.

2. to have or express the same opinion about something as someone else:

• The management and the unions rarely seem to agree.

agree with

• Actually, I agree with Mike on this point.

agree that

• He agreed that we need more time and resources.

— agreed adjective :

• They are no longer prepared to pay the agreed price.

• an agreed code of conduct

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agree UK US /əˈgriː/ verb [I or T]
to accept someone else’s plan, suggestion, etc.: agree to do sth »

Federal regulators and US lenders agreed to freeze interest rates on subprime mortgages for five years.

be agreed by/between sb/sth »

Any change to branch rules must be agreed by two thirds of members at the branch meeting.

agree sth UK »

The union's national executive committee will meet on Thursday to agree the new strategy.

to have the same opinion, or to approve of someone else’s ideas and opinions: agree that »

The credit card company agreed that we'd been overcharged and will credit the amount in our next bill.

agree with sb on sth »

Although we like his plan in general, we don't agree with him on every issue.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • agree — 1 *assent, accede, consent, acquiesce, subscribe Analogous words: *grant, concede, allow: accept, *receive: admit, *acknowledge Antonyms: protest (against): differ (with) Contrasted words …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • agree — agree; agree·a·bil·i·ty; agree·a·ble·ness; agree·a·bly; agree·ment; dis·agree; agree·a·ble; …   English syllables

  • agree — vb agreed, agree·ing vt: to share an opinion that agreed the terms were fair vi 1: to share an opinion, understanding, or intent unable to agree on a verdict New York Law Journal …   Law dictionary

  • agréé — agréé, ée 1. (a gré é, ée) part. passé. Reçu, admis, accueilli. Ma recherche a été agréée. Ses présents furent agréés (voy. agréer 1). agréé 2. (a gré é) s. m. Défenseur admis à plaider devant un tribunal de commerce. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Agréer 1.… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • agree — ► VERB (agrees, agreed, agreeing) 1) have the same opinion about something. 2) (be agreed) (of two or more parties) be in agreement. 3) (agree to) express willingness to comply with (a request, suggestion, etc.). 4) …   English terms dictionary

  • agree — [ə grē′] vi. agreed, agreeing [ME agreen < OFr agreer, to receive kindly < a gré, favorably < a (L ad), to + gré, good will < L gratus, pleasing: see GRACE] 1. to consent or accede (to); say “yes” 2. to be in harmony or accord [their… …   English World dictionary

  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • agree — is used intransitively (without an object) with about, on, to, upon, and with, or with a that clause, and transitively (with an object) to mean ‘to arrange or settle (a thing in which various interests are concerned)’; there are examples of this… …   Modern English usage


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