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[v] consent or assent to a condition, or agree to do something; "She agreed to all my conditions"; "He agreed to leave her alone"
[v] be in accord; be in agreement; "We agreed on the terms of the settlement"; "I can't agree with you!"; "I hold with those you say life is sacred"; "Both philosophers concord on this point"
[v] achieve harmony of opinion, feeling, or purpose; "No two of my colleagues would agree on whom to elect chairman"
[v] be agreeable or suitable; "White wine doesn't agree with me"
[v] 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"; "The suspect's fingerprints do'nt match those on the gun"
[v] go together; "The colors don't harmonize"; "Their ideas concorded"
[v] show grammatical agreement; "Subjects and verbs must always agree in English"

Misc. Definitions

\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. 5
6. 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. 2
5. Didst not thou agree with me for a penny ? --Matt. xx. 1
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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.
\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.]

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