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verb [not usually progressive] agree pronunciation in British English /əˈɡriː/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyagree
he/she/itagrees
present participleagreeing
past tenseagreed
past participleagreed
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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to have the same opinion as someone else
    Doreen thought that the house was too small, and Jim agreed.
    agree with: I agree with my mother about most things.
    I entirely agree with the comments you made about public transport.
    agree (that): We all agree that we should celebrate this event.
    it is agreed (that): It is generally agreed that we should eat less fat and more vegetables.
    agree on/about: The committee members all agree on the need for more information.
  2. 2
    [intransitive] to say that you will do something that someone else wants or suggests
    I asked her to marry me, and she agreed.
    agree to do something: The school agreed to send the students on the course.
    agree to: We have agreed to their request for a full investigation.
    1. a.
      [intransitive/transitive] to decide together what will be done and how it will be done
      Yesterday management and unions agreed a pay deal.
      agree on/upon: We need to agree on a date for our next meeting.
  3. 3
    [intransitive] if two pieces of information agree, they are the same or suggest the same thing
    The statements given by the two witnesses did not agree.
    agree with: The observations agree with the predictions we made earlier.

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