Agree to



to have the same views, emotions, etc.; harmonize in opinion or feeling (often followed by with):
I don’t agree with you.
to give consent; assent (often followed by to):
He agreed to accompany the ambassador. Do you agree to the conditions?
to live in concord or without contention; get along together.
to come to one opinion or mind; come to an arrangement or understanding; arrive at a settlement:
They have agreed on the terms of surrender.
to be consistent; harmonize (usually followed by with):
This story agrees with hers.
to correspond; conform; resemble (usually followed by with):
The play does not agree with the book.
to be suitable; comply with a preference or an ability to digest (usually followed by with):
The food did not agree with me.
Grammar. to correspond in inflectional form, as in number, case, gender, or person; to show . In The boy runs, boy is a singular noun and runs agrees with it in number.
to concede; grant (usually followed by a noun clause):
I agree that he is the ablest of us.
Chiefly British. to consent to or concur with:
We agree the stipulations. I must agree your plans.
verb (mainly intransitive) agrees, agreeing, agreed
(often foll by with) to be of the same opinion; concur
(also transitive; when intr, often foll by to; when transitive, takes a clause as object or an infinitive) to give assent; consent: she agreed to go home, I’ll agree to that
(also transitive; when intr, foll by on or about; when transitive, may take a clause as object) to come to terms (about); arrive at a settlement (on): they agreed a price, they agreed on the main points
(foll by with) to be similar or consistent; harmonize; correspond
(foll by with) to be agreeable or suitable (to one’s health, temperament, etc)
(transitive; takes a clause as object) to concede or grant; admit: they agreed that the price they were asking was too high
(transitive) to make consistent with: to agree the balance sheet with the records by making adjustments, writing off, etc
(grammar) to undergo agreement
v.

late 14c., “to be to one’s liking;” also “to give consent,” from Old French agreer “to receive with favor, take pleasure in” (12c.), from phrase a gré “favorably, of good will,” literally “to (one’s) liking,” from Latin ad “to” (see ad-) + gratum “pleasing,” neuter of gratus (see grace (n.)); the original sense survives best in agreeable. Meaning “to be in harmony in opinions” is from late 15c. Related: Agreed; agreeing.

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    to one’s liking; pleasing: agreeable manners; an agreeable sensation. willing or ready to or consent: Are you agreeable to my plans for Saturday? suitable; conformable (usually followed by to): practice agreeable to theory. Contemporary Examples In kindergarten, agreeableness is indeed an asset—and the extroverts are the good students. The New Child-Testing Craze Po Bronson, Ashley […]

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    to one’s liking; pleasing: agreeable manners; an agreeable sensation. willing or ready to or consent: Are you agreeable to my plans for Saturday? suitable; conformable (usually followed by to): practice agreeable to theory. Contemporary Examples My duty, rather, is to “decide cases ‘agreeably to the Constitution and laws of the United States.’ ” Clarence Thomas […]



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