Meaning of “agree to sth” in the English Dictionary

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"agree to sth" in British English

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agree to sth

phrasal verb with agree uk /əˈɡriː/ us /əˈɡriː/ verb

to accept something:

Both sides in the conflict have agreed to the terms of the peace treaty.

More examples

  • The company agreed to the settlement to avoid the expense of a lengthy legal case.
  • Club members have provisionally agreed to the changes.
  • I should never have agreed to her appointment.
  • We had to push them to agree to our terms, but they finally did accept the deal.
  • They are unlikely to agree to these plans unless the cost is reduced.

(Definition of “agree to sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"agree to sth" in Business English

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agree to sth

phrasal verb with agree uk /əˈɡriː/ us verb [ I or T ]

to accept someone else’s plan, suggestion, etc.:

Often promoters will try to get people to agree to a deal by saying the offer is valid only for a short period of time.

(Definition of “agree to sth” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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