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Definition 1: be in accord; be in agreement - [verb of communication]

Samples where agree or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We agreed on the terms of the settlement
  • I can't agree with you!
  • I hold with those who say life is sacred
  • Both philosophers concord on this point

Synonyms for agree in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of agree ) end a legal dispute by arriving at a settlement

"The two parties finally settled"

(... is a kind of agree ) come to terms

"After some discussion we finally made up"

(... is a kind of agree ) be in agreement

"We never saw eye to eye on this question"

(... is a kind of agree ) be willing to concede

"I grant you this much"

(... is a kind of agree ) adopt as a belief

"I subscribe to your view on abortion"

(... is a kind of agree ) reach a conclusion after a discussion or deliberation

(... is a kind of agree ) make arrangements for

"Can you arrange a meeting with the President?"

(agree has a similar meaning as ...) achieve harmony of opinion, feeling, or purpose

"No two of my colleagues would agree on whom to elect chairman"

Definition 2: consent or assent to a condition, or agree to do something - [verb of communication]

Samples where agree or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She agreed to all my conditions
  • He agreed to leave her alone

(agree is a kind of ...) give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to

"I cannot accept your invitation" "I go for this resolution"

(... is a kind of agree ) agree to plead guilty in return for a lesser charge

"If he plea-bargains, he will be sent to a medium-security prison for 8 years"

(... is a kind of agree ) come to terms; arrive at an agreement

(... is a kind of agree ) to agree or express agreement

"The Maestro assented to the request for an encore"

Definition 3: achieve harmony of opinion, feeling, or purpose - [verb of communication]

Samples where agree or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • No two of my colleagues would agree on whom to elect chairman

(... is a kind of agree ) make a compromise; arrive at a compromise

"nobody will get everything he wants; we all must compromise"

(... is a kind of agree ) reach agreement on

"They concluded an economic agreement" "We concluded a cease-fire"

(agree has a similar meaning as ...) be in accord; be in agreement

"We agreed on the terms of the settlement" "I can't agree with you!" "I hold with those who say life is sacred" "Both philosophers concord on this point"

Definition 4: be agreeable or suitable - [verb of possession]

Samples where agree or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • White wine doesn't agree with me

(agree is a kind of ...) be agreeable or acceptable

"This time suits me"

Definition 5: be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics - [verb of stative]

Samples where agree or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The two stories don't agree in many details
  • The handwriting checks with the signature on the check
  • The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun

Synonyms for agree in the sense of this definition

(agree is a kind of ...) be identical or equivalent to

"One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!"

(... is a kind of agree ) be consistent in form, tenor, or character; be congruous

"Desires are to be satisfied only so far as consists with an approved end"

(... is a kind of agree ) be compatible or in accordance with

"You must adhere to the rules"

(... is a kind of agree ) form a pattern

"These sentences pattern like the ones we studied before"

(agree has a similar meaning as ...) go together

"The colors don't harmonize" "Their ideas concorded"

(... is a kind of agree ) accord or comport with

"This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!"

(... is a kind of agree ) be homologous

"A person's arms homologize with a quadruped's forelimbs"

(... is a kind of agree ) appear like; be similar or bear a likeness to

"She resembles her mother very much" "This paper resembles my own work"

(... is a kind of agree ) support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm

"The stories and claims were born out by the evidence"

(... is a kind of agree ) be compatible with

"one idea squares with another"

(... is a kind of agree ) duplicate or match

"The polished surface twinned his face and chest in reverse"

(... is a kind of agree ) accord in appearance with

"You don't look your age!"

(... is a kind of agree ) match or correspond

"The drawing of the suspect answers to the description the victim gave"

(... is a kind of agree ) be the same

"our views on this matter coincided"

(... is a kind of agree ) be or come into adjustment with

(... is a kind of agree ) to bear a reciprocal or mutual relation

"Do these facts correlate?"

(... is a kind of agree ) be parallel to

"Their roles are paralleled by ours"

(... is a kind of agree ) be similar in sound, especially with respect to the last syllable

"hat and cat rhyme"

(agree has a similar meaning as ...) be verified or confirmed; pass inspection

"These stories don't check!"

Definition 6: go together - [verb of stative]

Samples where agree or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The colors don't harmonize
  • Their ideas concorded

Synonyms for agree in the sense of this definition

(agree has a similar meaning as ...) 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 don't match those on the gun"

(... is a kind of agree ) be co-ordinated

"These activities coordinate well"

(... is a kind of agree ) blend or harmonize

"This flavor will blend with those in your dish" "This sofa won't go with the chairs"

Definition 7: show grammatical agreement - [verb of stative]

Samples where agree or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Subjects and verbs must always agree in English

(agree belongs to category ...) the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)

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