agrees; agreed; agreeing
agrees; agreed; agreeing
Learner's definition of AGREE
1 : to have the same opinion
— often + with
We agreed about some things, but we disagreed about others.
They agreed among themselves.
She says that a change is needed, and I agree completely.
I couldn't agree more.
We can all agree on/about one thing: the current law needs to be changed.
Some critics have called the movie a masterpiece, but not everyone agrees.
The house is too big for one person, don't you agree?
◊ When people are agreed, they have the same opinion.
We are all agreed that the law needs to be changed. [=we all agree that the law needs to be changed]
Researchers are now agreed that the cause of the disease is genetic.
“So we'll have to revise the schedule. Agreed?” [=are we agreed?] “Agreed.” [=yes, we are agreed]
When a person or thing is agreed to be something specified, people regard that person or thing as something specified.
The movie is generally agreed to be a failure. [=most people think that the movie is a failure]
She is widely agreed to be one of our best writers.
Her first book is almost universally agreed to be her best.
2 : to say that you will do, accept, or allow something that is suggested or requested by another person
[no object] — often + to
[+ object] — often followed by to + verb
He agreed to accept their proposal.
She reluctantly agreed to be interviewed.
He readily agreed to do what they wanted him to do.
They agreed not to oppose her nomination.
3 of two or more people or groups : to decide to accept something after discussing what should or might be done
[no object] — usually + on or upon
The jurors were unable to agree on a verdict. [=to reach a verdict]
agree on a plan
They agreed on a fair division of the profits.
The means of ending the dispute were finally agreed upon.
They should accept the terms that were originally agreed upon.
The price was agreed upon in advance.
◊ The forms agreed, agreed-upon, and (less commonly) agreed-on are used as adjectives in both U.S. and British English.
4 [no object] : to be alike : to resemble or match each other
The accounts of the accident did not agree (with each other).
The copies agree exactly with the originals.
These results agree with earlier studies.
5 [no object], grammar : to be alike in gender, number, case, or person 6 [no object] : to be suitable for or pleasing to someone — + with
agree to disagree(chiefly US)or chiefly Britishagree to differ
: to agree not to argue anymore about a difference of opinion
agree with[phrasal verb]
agree with (something)
: to regard (something) with approval
— see also agree 1, 6 (above)