Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

To disagree with someone or something

disagree

verb

to have an opinion that is different from the opinion that another person has

oppose

verb

to disagree with or not approve of a plan or policy

reject

verb

to disagree with an idea, argument, or suggestion

contradict

verb

if one statement, piece of evidence, story etc contradicts another, they disagree and cannot both be true

differ

verb

to disagree with someone about a subject

react against

to do the opposite of what a person, set of rules etc says you should do, because you disagree with them

dissent

verb

to express strong disagreement, especially with what people in authority think or with what most people think

take issue with someone/something

to disagree with someone, or to disagree about something

be (at) daggers drawn

if two people are at daggers drawn, they feel very angry towards each other

contest

verb

to state formally that you disagree with something or think it is wrong

pre-roll

a video advertisement that appears immediately before an online video

BuzzWord Article

Open Dictionary

breakfast rave

a rave … that takes place early in the morning and where there is no alcohol or drugs …

add a word

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog