Definition of Disagree

1. Verb. Be of different opinions. "She disagrees with her husband on many questions"

2. Verb. Be different from one another.
Exact synonyms: Disaccord, Discord
Generic synonyms: Be
Antonyms: Agree
Derivative terms: Discord, Discordance, Discordant, Discordant

Definition of Disagree

1. v. i. To fail to accord; not to agree; to lack harmony; to differ; to be unlike; to be at variance.

Definition of Disagree

1. Verb. (intransitive) To not agree (gloss harmonize). ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) To not agree (gloss conform, correspond). ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) To not agree (gloss suit). ¹

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Definition of Disagree

1. to differ in opinion [v -AGREED, -AGREEING, -AGREES]

Medical Definition of Disagree

1. 1. To fail to accord; not to agree; to lack harmony; to differ; to be unlike; to be at variance. "They reject the plainest sense of Scripture, because it seems o disagree with what they call reason." (Atterbury) 2. To differ in opinion; to hold discordant views; to be at controversy; to quarrel. "Who shall decide, when doctors disagree?" (Pope) 3. To be unsuited; to have unfitness; as, medicine sometimes disagrees with the patient; food often disagrees with the stomach or the taste. Usually followed by with, sometimes by to, rarely by from; as, I disagree to your proposal. Synonym: To differ, vary, dissent. Origin: Pref. Dis- + agree: cf. F. Desagreer to displease. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disagree

disagree (current term)
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disagreeable person
disagreeable task
disagreeable woman

Literary usage of Disagree

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. English Synonyms Explained, in Alphabetical Order: With Copious by George Crabb (1818)
"disagree is literally not to agree. TO DIE, EXPIRE. DIE, in low German docn, Danish doe, from the Greek Smir to kill, designates in general the extinction ..."

2. The Women's Health and Aging Study: Health and Social Characteristics of ...edited by Jack M. Guralnik, Linda P. Fried, Eleanor M. Simonsick, Judith D. Kasper, Mary E. Lafferty edited by Jack M. Guralnik, Linda P. Fried, Eleanor M. Simonsick, Judith D. Kasper, Mary E. Lafferty (1995)
"Please tell me whether you agree or disagree with this statement: I can do just about anything ... Would you say you disagree strongly or disagree somewhat? ..."

3. Prevention Plus III: Assessing Alcohol & Other Drug Prevention Programs at by Jean A. Linney, Abraham Wandersman (1993)
"135 strongly 2 not 4 strongly disagree disagree sure agree agree 2. Teachers in this school treat kids fairly. 1 3 5 strongly 2 not 4 strongly disagree ..."

4. Plane Surveying: A Text-book and Pocket Manual by John Clayton Tracy (1907)
"If the two bearings disagree, it is necessary, before proceeding with the survey, ... Thereafter should the azimuth of any transit line disagree with the ..."

5. Report of the Proceedings by Church congress (1866)
"That their joint opinion, if they agree, or their separate opinions if they disagree, should be publicly delivered, and should then be considered by the ..."

6. The Hedaya, Or Guide: A Commentary on the Mussulman Laws by ʻAlī ibn Abī Bakr] [al-Marghīnānī, Charles Hamilton (1870)
"./4 seller and purchaser are mutually tu wear where they both disagree, ... If the parties should disagree in it' the seller and purchaser should disagree ..."

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