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v. a•greed, a•gree•ing. v.i.
If someone says something and you say 'I agree', you mean that you have the same opinion.
You can also say that you agree with someone or agree with what they say.
Don't say that you 'agree something' or 'are agreed with' it. Also, when you use 'agree' in this sense, don't use the progressive. Don't say, for example, 'I am agreeing with Mark'.
If you agree to a suggestion or proposal, you say that you will allow it to happen.
However, don't say that someone 'agrees to' an invitation. You say that they accept it.
If someone asks you to do something and you agree to do it, you say that you will do it.
Don't say that you 'agree doing' something.
If people reach a decision together about something, they agree on it.
You can say what the decision is using agree and a that-clause.
The passive form 'It was agreed that...' is often used.
Past participle: agreed
|Verb||1.||agree - 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"|
settle - end a legal dispute by arriving at a settlement; "The two parties finally settled"
conciliate, patch up, reconcile, settle, make up - come to terms; "After some discussion we finally made up"
see eye to eye - be in agreement; "We never saw eye to eye on this question"
agree - achieve harmony of opinion, feeling, or purpose; "No two of my colleagues would agree on whom to elect chairman"
|2.||agree - consent or assent to a condition, or agree to do something; "She agreed to all my conditions"; "He agreed to leave her alone"|
plea-bargain - 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"
bargain - come to terms; arrive at an agreement
consent, go for, accept - give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to; "I cannot accept your invitation"; "I go for this resolution"
|3.||agree - 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"|
consist - be consistent in form, tenor, or character; be congruous; "Desires are to be satisfied only so far as consists with an approved end"
look - accord in appearance with; "You don't look your age!"
answer - match or correspond; "The drawing of the suspect answers to the description the victim gave"
coincide - be the same; "our views on this matter coincided"
align - be or come into adjustment with
correlate - to bear a reciprocal or mutual relation; "Do these facts correlate?"
parallel - be parallel to; "Their roles are paralleled by ours"
twin, duplicate, parallel - duplicate or match; "The polished surface twinned his face and chest in reverse"
square - be compatible with; "one idea squares with another"
bear out, underpin, corroborate, support - support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm; "The stories and claims were born out by the evidence"
resemble - appear like; be similar or bear a likeness to; "She resembles her mother very much"; "This paper resembles my own work"
conform to, fit, meet - satisfy a condition or restriction; "Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?"
homologize - be homologous; "A person's arms homologize with a quadruped's forelimbs"
accord, concord, fit in, harmonise, harmonize, consort, agree - go together; "The colors don't harmonize"; "Their ideas concorded"
pattern - form a pattern; "These sentences pattern like the ones we studied before"
adhere - be compatible or in accordance with; "You must adhere to the rules"
rime, rhyme - be similar in sound, especially with respect to the last syllable; "hat and cat rhyme"
|4.||agree - go together; "The colors don't harmonize"; "Their ideas concorded"|
correspond, gibe, jibe, match, tally, agree, fit, check - 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"
|5.||agree - show grammatical agreement; "Subjects and verbs must always agree in English"|
grammar - the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)
|6.||agree - be agreeable or suitable; "White wine doesn't agree with me"|
suit - be agreeable or acceptable; "This time suits me"
|7.||agree - achieve harmony of opinion, feeling, or purpose; "No two of my colleagues would agree on whom to elect chairman"|
agree, concur, concord, hold - 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"
compromise - make a compromise; arrive at a compromise; "nobody will get everything he wants; we all must compromise"
conclude - reach agreement on; "They concluded an economic agreement"; "We concluded a cease-fire"
concur deny, dispute, differ, disagree, dissent, contradict, refute, retract, rebut
eventually he agreed → por fin consintió
you'll never get him to agree → no lograrás nunca su consentimiento
to agree to sth → consentir en or aceptar algo
he'll agree to anything → se aviene a todo
I agree to your marrying my niece → acepto que usted se case con mi sobrina
I agree → estoy de acuerdo, estoy conforme
I quite agree → estoy completamente de acuerdo
don't you agree? → ¿no está de acuerdo?, ¿no le parece?
to agree about or on sth (= be in agreement) → estar de acuerdo sobre algo; (= come to an agreement) → ponerse de acuerdo sobre algo
I don't agree about trying again tomorrow → no estoy de acuerdo con lo de volverlo a intentar mañana
to agree with [+ person] → estar de acuerdo or coincidir con; [+ policy] → estar de acuerdo con, aprobar
these statements do not agree (with each other) → estas declaraciones no concuerdan
his reasoning agrees with mine → su razonamiento concuerda con el mío
to agree with
I don't agree with women playing football → no apruebo que las mujeres jueguen al fútbol
to agree that → estar de acuerdo en que
everyone agrees that it is so → todos están de acuerdo en que es así
it was agreed that → se acordó que ...
it is agreed that (on legal contracts) → se acuerda que ...
they agreed among themselves to do it → (todos) se pusieron de acuerdo para hacerlo
it was agreed to + INFIN → se acordó + infin
we agreed to meet up later → quedamos en vernos después
to agree to disagree or differ → estar en desacuerdo amistoso
I agree that I was too hasty → reconozco que lo hice con precipitación
I agree that it was foolish → reconozco que era insensato
"It's appalling." - "It is. I agree." → "C'est horrible." - "C'est vrai. Je suis d'accord."
to agree about sth
They find it hard to agree about this → Il leur est difficile de se mettre d'accord là-dessus.
to agree with sb → être d'accord avec qn
I agree with Carol → Je suis d'accord avec Carol.
to agree with sb about sth → être d'accord avec qn sur qch
to agree with sth
I agree with what you say → Je suis d'accord avec ce que tu dis.
The Prime Minister does not agree with this plan → Le Premier Ministre n'est pas d'accord avec ce projet.
to not agree with doing sth
I don't agree with children smoking → Je ne suis pas d'accord pour que les enfants fument.
He has agreed to our proposal → Il a accepté notre proposition.
to agree to do sth → accepter de faire qch, consentir à faire qch
He agreed to go and pick her up → Il a accepté d'aller la chercher.
to agree on sth [+ price, arrangement] → se mettre d'accord sur qch
to agree on doing sth
They agreed on going → Ils se mirent d'accord pour y aller.
to agree to disagree, to agree to differ → en rester là
We agreed to disagree → Nous sommes restés là.
The two totals agree → Les deux totaux concordent.
to agree with sth → concorder avec qch
His statement agrees with those of other witnesses → Ses déclarations concordent avec celles d'autres témoins.
to agree with sth [+ subject, noun] → s'accorder avec qch
it was agreed that ... → il a été convenu que ...
I agree that it's difficult → J'admets que c'est difficile.
agreepret, ptp <agreed>
to agree on/about sth → essere d'accordo su/riguardo a qc
I quite agree → sono perfettamente d'accordo
don't you agree? → non sei d'accordo?
it was agreed that ... → è stato deciso (di comune accordo) che...
are we all agreed? → siamo tutti d'accordo?
is that agreed? → (siamo) d'accordo?
to agree to differ → rimanere ognuno della propria idea
to agree a price → pattuire un prezzo