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agree

verb uk   /əˈɡriː/ us  

agree verb (HAVE THE SAME OPINION)

A2 [I or T] to have the same opinion: Ann and I never seem to agree. I agree with you on this issue. My father and I don't agree about/on very much. [+ that] I agree that he should be invited. [+ question word] Experts seem unable to agree whether the drug is safe or not. [+ speech] "You're absolutely right," agreed Jake.

agree verb (SAY YES)

B1 [I or T] UK to decide something together: We finally agreed a deal. They agreed not to tell anyone about what had happened. We couldn't agree on what to buy. They agreed not to tell anyone about what had happened. B2 [I or T] to accept a suggestion or idea: I suggested that we should meet, and they agreed (= said yes). [+ to infinitive] The bank has agreed (= is willing) to lend me £5,000.

agree verb (BE THE SAME)

C2 [I] If two or more statements, ideas, sets of numbers, etc. agree, they are the same or very similar: We've got five accounts of what happened and none of them agree.

agree verb (GRAMMAR)

[I] specialized language When two words agree, or one word agrees with another word, they have the same grammatical form. For example, the words may both be singular or plural, masculine or feminine, etc.
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