Word family noun agreementdisagreement adjective agreeabledisagreeable agreed verb agreedisagree adverb agreeablydisagreeably
From King Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdisagreedis‧a‧gree /ˌdɪsəˈɡriː/ ●●● S3 verb [intransitive] 1 DISAGREEto have or express a different opinion from someone else OPP agreedisagree with He is tolerant of those who disagree with him.disagree about/on/over Experts disagree on how much the program will cost. Barr strongly disagreed with Kronfeld’s statement.2 DIFFERENTif statements, numbers, or reports about the same event or situation disagree, they are different from each other OPP agree The statements of several witnesses disagree. disagree with somebodyGrammarReciprocal verbsDisagree is a reciprocal verb. This type of verb is used when saying that two or more people or groups do something that involves both or all of them: Kate and I often disagree. You can also say: Kate and I often disagree with each other.I often disagree with Kate.Patterns with disagreedisagree withYou disagree with someone: I totally disagree with you. Don’t say: I totally disagree you. You disagree with an idea, or something that someone says: I disagree with his views on the economy. Don’t say: I disagree his views on the economy. disagree about/on/overPeople disagree about/on/over a subject: Experts disagree about the answer to this question.Parents often disagree on the best way to bring up children.Scientists disagree over whether oil is unhealthy. I disagreeYou say I disagree when you do not agree with what someone says: ‘Women are better drivers than men.’ ‘I disagree.’ Don’t say: I disagree you.Using the progressiveDisagree is not used in the progressive. You say: I disagree with your analysis. Don’t say: I am disagreeing with your analysis.THESAURUSdisagree/not agree to have a different opinion from someone else about somethingScholars disagree about the meaning of the poem.I don’t agree with a word of what she says.be divided/split if a group of people is divided or split on something, some of them have one opinion and others have a completely different opinionThe party is divided on this issue.differ if two or more people differ about something, they have different opinions from each other about itThe two men differed on how to handle the crisis.not see eye to eye used to say that two people have different opinions and ideas so that it is difficult for them to be friends or work togetherSome of the teachers don’t see eye to eye with the principal of the school.be mistaken used to say that you disagree with someone’s opinion and that you think they are wrongPeople are mistaken if they think that this problem will go away on its own.take issue with somebody/something formal to express strong disagreement with an idea or with what someone has said or doneA number of people took issue with the mayor’s decision.dissent formal to say publicly that you disagree with an official opinion or one that most people acceptTwo members of the jury dissented from the majority verdict. → See Verb table
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disagreeA lot of people think that capitalism is the only system that works, but I disagree.The court decision represents an issue on which the president and the Justice Department strongly disagree.A judge ruled that life-support could be ended, but the Michigan Supreme Court disagreed.Finally, they are said to have disagreed about technicalities in the baptismal service.Throughout their marriage my parents disagreed about whether to stay in their hometown or not.I totally disagree, Mike. It's not a problem at all.The company's lawyers disagreed that the complaint was a criminal matter.I showed my article to the editor. He disagreed with almost everything I'd written.The issue is the only one of the ten points where Mr Dodds disagreed with the auditor's recommendations.Your child may disagree with you.strongly disagreedI strongly disagreed with both arguments.
From King Business Dictionarydisagreedis‧a‧gree /ˌdɪsəˈgriː/ verb [intransitive]1to have or express a different opinion from someonedisagree on/about/overThey disagree on how much the project will costdisagree withSome of the team disagreed with him, but they were too afraid to say so.2if statements, numbers, or reports about the same event or situation disagree, they are different from each otherThe figures in column A and B disagree.→ See Verb table