disagree

dis|a|gree [ ,dısə`gri ] verb intransitive **
1. ) to have an opinion that is different from the opinion that another person has:
Teenagers and their parents often disagree.
Bob disagreed entirely, arguing that it was a risk worth taking.
disagree with: I disagree with you I think she's done a very good job.
He strongly disagreed with what Anne had said.
disagree on/about: Dole and Evans disagree on many aspects of the new policy.
2. ) to contain different information or produce different results:
Two pathologists examined the body, but their findings disagreed.
disa`gree ,with phrasal verb transitive
1. ) to not approve of something because you think that it is dishonest or immoral:
Most people strongly disagree with any cruelty to animals.
2. ) MAINLY SPOKEN if something you have eaten or drunk disagrees with you, it makes you feel sick:
Spicy food disagrees with me.

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • disagree — dis‧a‧gree [ˌdɪsəˈgriː] verb [intransitive] 1. to have or express a different opinion from someone : disagree on/​about/​over • They disagree on how much the project will cost disagree with • Some of the team disagreed with him, but they were too …   Financial and business terms

  • Disagree — Dis a*gree (d[i^]s [.a]*gr[=e] ), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Disagreed} (d[i^]s [.a]*gr[=e]d ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Disagreeing}.] [Pref. dis + agree: cf. F. d[ e]sagr[ e]er to displease.] 1. To fail to accord; not to agree; to lack harmony; to differ; to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disagree — [v1] be different be discordant, be dissimilar, clash, conflict, contradict, counter, depart, deviate, differ, discord, disharmonize, dissent, diverge, run counter to, vary, war; concept 665 Ant. agree, coincide, harmonize disagree [v2] argue;… …   New thesaurus

  • disagree — ► VERB (disagrees, disagreed, disagreeing) 1) have a different opinion. 2) be inconsistent. 3) (disagree with) make slightly unwell. DERIVATIVES disagreement noun …   English terms dictionary

  • disagree — [dis΄ə grē′] vi. disagreed, disagreeing [LME disagre < OFr desagreer: see DIS & AGREE] 1. to fail to agree; be different; differ 2. to differ in opinion; often, specif., to quarrel or dispute 3. to be harmful or give distress or discomfort:… …   English World dictionary

  • disagree — I verb argue, battle, be at variance, be contrary, be discordant, be disunited, be in opposition, be of different opinions, be opposed, bicker, break with, cavil, challenge, clash, collide, conflict, confute, contest, contradict, contravene,… …   Law dictionary

  • disagree — late 15c., refuse to assent, from O.Fr. desagreer (12c.), from des (see DIS (Cf. dis )) + agreer (see AGREE (Cf. agree)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • disagree — *differ, vary, dissent Analogous words: *object, protest: *demur, balk, jib: *disapprove, deprecate: conflict, clash (see BUMP) Antonyms: agree Contrasted words: accord, harmonize (see AGREE): concur, coincide (see …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • disagree — verb ADVERB ▪ emphatically (esp. AmE), passionately, profoundly, sharply, strenuously, strongly, vehemently, vigorously, violently, wholeheartedly …   Collocations dictionary

  • disagree — [[t]dɪ̱səgri͟ː[/t]] disagrees, disagreeing, disagreed 1) V RECIP If you disagree with someone or disagree with what they say, you do not accept that what they say is true or correct. You can also say that two people disagree. [V with n] You must… …   English dictionary

  • disagree */*/ — UK [ˌdɪsəˈɡriː] / US [ˌdɪsəˈɡrɪ] verb [intransitive] Word forms disagree : present tense I/you/we/they disagree he/she/it disagrees present participle disagreeing past tense disagreed past participle disagreed Ways of expressing disagreement: I m …   English dictionary

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