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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Agree  \A*gree"\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Agreed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Agreeing}.]  [F.  agr['e]er  to  accept  or  receive  kindly,  fr 
  [`a]  gr['e];  [`a]  (L.  ad)  +  gr['e]  good  will  consent, 
  liking,  fr  L.  gratus  pleasing,  agreeable.  See  {Grateful}.] 
  1.  To  harmonize  in  opinion,  statement,  or  action  to  be  in 
  unison  or  concord;  to  be  or  become  united  or  consistent; 
  to  concur;  as  all  parties  agree  in  the  expediency  of  the 
  law. 
 
  If  music  and  sweet  poetry  agree.  --Shak. 
 
  Their  witness  agreed  not  together.  --Mark  xiv. 
  56. 
 
  The  more  you  agree  together,  the  less  hurt  can  your 
  enemies  do  you  --Sir  T. 
  Browne. 
 
  2.  To  yield  assent;  to  accede;  --  followed  by  to  as  to 
  agree  to  an  offer,  or  to  opinion. 
 
  3.  To  make  a  stipulation  by  way  of  settling  differences  or 
  determining  a  price;  to  exchange  promises;  to  come  to 
  terms  or  to  a  common  resolve;  to  promise. 
 
  Agree  with  thine  adversary  quickly.  --Matt.  v.  25. 
 
  Didst  not  thou  agree  with  me  for  a  penny  ?  --Matt. 
  xx  13. 
 
  4.  To  be  conformable;  to  resemble;  to  coincide;  to 
  correspond;  as  the  picture  does  not  agree  with  the 
  original;  the  two  scales  agree  exactly. 
 
  5.  To  suit  or  be  adapted  in  its  effects;  to  do  well  as  the 
  same  food  does  not  agree  with  every  constitution. 
 
  6.  (Gram.)  To  correspond  in  gender,  number,  case,  or  person. 
 
  Note:  The  auxiliary  forms  of  to  be  are  often  employed  with 
  the  participle  agreed.  ``The  jury  were  agreed.'' 
  --Macaulay.  ``Can  two  walk  together,  except  they  be 
  agreed  ?''  --Amos  iii.  3.  The  principal  intransitive 
  uses  were  probably  derived  from  the  transitive  verb 
  used  reflexively.  ``I  agree  me  well  to  your  desire.'' 
  --Ld.  Berners 
 
  Syn:  To  assent;  concur;  consent;  acquiesce;  accede;  engage; 
  promise;  stipulate;  contract;  bargain;  correspond; 
  harmonize;  fit  tally;  coincide;  comport. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Agre  \A*gre"\,  Agree  \A*gree"\,  adv  [F.  [`a]  gr['e].  See 
  {Agree}.] 
  In  good  part  kindly.  [Obs.]  --Rom.  of  R. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Agree  \A*gree"\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  make  harmonious;  to  reconcile  or  make  friends.  [Obs.] 
  --Spenser. 
 
  2.  To  admit  or  come  to  one  mind  concerning;  to  settle;  to 
  arrange;  as  to  agree  the  fact  to  agree  differences. 
  [Obs.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  agree 
  v  1:  be  in  accord;  be  in  agreement;  "We  agreed  on  the  terms  of 
  the  settlement";  "I  can't  agree  with  you!"  [syn:  {concur}] 
  [ant:  {disagree}] 
  2:  consent  or  assent  to  a  condition,  or  agree  to  do  something: 
  "She  agreed  to  all  my  conditions";  "He  agreed  to  leave  her 
  alone" 
  3:  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"  [syn:  {match},  {fit},  {correspond},  {check},  {jibe}, 
  {gibe},  {tally}]  [ant:  {disagree}] 
  4:  go  together;  "The  colors  don't  harmonize"  [syn:  {harmonize}, 
  {consort},  {accord},  {fit  in}] 
  5:  show  grammatical  agreement;  "Subjects  and  verbs  must  always 
  agree  in  English" 
  6:  be  agreeable  or  suitable;  "White  wine  doesn't  agree  with  me" 
  7:  achieve  harmony  of  opinion,  feeling,  or  purpose;  "No  two  of 
  my  colleagues  would  agree  on  whom  to  elect  chairman" 




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