agree with

agree with

1. To share the same opinion as another person or group. I agree with the way management is trying to address the problem of employee tardiness. I don't agree with your methods of disciplining your children—I think they're much too harsh.
2. To have no ill effects on someone. (Usually used in the negative in reference to food that has made one ill.) I feel so nauseous right now—I guess that burger I ate for lunch just didn't agree with me.
3. To be in accordance with something else. The scientist's findings agree with the study published by the government's health organization. Can you tally these again? The numbers just don't agree with what's written here.
4. To make one happy; to suit one's personality well. Look at how happy she is! Being on stage certainly agrees with her.
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agree with someone

 
1. Lit. to hold the same opinion or judgment as someone else. I simply do not agree with you!
2. Fig. [for something] to be acceptable to someone as food. (Usually negative, referring to the disagreeable consequences of eating bad food.) Onions do not agree with me.
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agree with something

 
1. Fig. [for something] to look good or go well with something else. This dress does not agree with these shoes, does it?
2. Fig. [for something] to be in accord with something else. Your analysis agrees with mine.
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agree with

v.
1. To be in accord with someone or something: I agree with Mary that we should sell the car. Since we agree with each other, the matter is settled.
2. To be well suited to someone: The excitement of the big city certainly agrees with you!
3. To approve of something: The protesters don't agree with capital punishment.
4. To be easily digestible. Used in the negative: I didn't eat the crab cakes, since shellfish don't agree with me.
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* 37 percent of Saudi Arabian respondents, higher than the global average of 28 percent, strongly agree or agree with the prediction that 'OPEC has been disbanded'.
Strongly agree: 16.3 per cent Tend to agree: 13.4 per cent Neither agree nor disagree: 27.3 per cent Tend to disagree: 10.1 per cent Strongly disagree: 32.9 per cent Second question - General election To what extent do you agree with this statement: "As Theresa May's Brexit deal was rejected by Parliament, a general election should be called."
High percentage of the respondents, 85,7% of them agree with the assertion that teachers respect pupils' rights (68,4% agree very much with the assertion, and 17,3% of the respondents agree).
Bishops of the Anglican Church of Canada, at their regular fall meeting, cited a new spirit of reconciliation and co-operation among themselves and approved a plan that allows bishops to cross diocesan boundaries when parishes do not agree with the issue of same-sex blessings.
Now all three leaders also agree with their party platforms and agree with each other.
He showed me that reality cannot be changed unless you agree with it.
This begs the question: did the court truly agree with the class's position, or did it merely grant the motion because the government failed to question it?
(For instance, we didn't get a single letter when, before 9/11, he loosely compared one side in the math wars to the Taliban.) December's column prompted at least 30 letters and proved something we've long suspected: people write longer when they're mad then when they agree with you.
* Fifty-two percent strongly agree with the government posting the Ten Commandments in public buildings; 18 percent mildly agree.
Directions: Mark each situation with an "A" if you agree with the school counselor's action, or with a "D" if you disagree with the school counselor's action.
Weiss: I agree with Mike that immigration has some limited possibility as a near-term solution to nursing home staffing.
Normally, expert appraisers are hired by tax advisers to value the stock; sometimes, if the IRS does not agree with the value reported on the return, litigation ensues.
Sixty-seven percent of all athletes agreed/strongly agreed with the statement "I would use dietary supplements that I know work" and 76% of all athletes agreed or strongly agree with a statement "I would use dietary supplements that I know were tested and safe".
Most states follow the federal rule that in order for suspects to be properly charged with a drug conspiracy they must sincerely agree with each other to violate the drug laws.(1) Where there is an apparent agreement between a police informant and a suspect to violate the drug laws, such an agreement will not constitute a conspiracy because the informant is not being sincere.(2) In that case, there is not a true meeting of the minds between the informant and the suspect; the informant actually is trying to thwart the criminal enterprise.
"The IRS said, 'We agree with all of that [which the justices said in Trump Village], but we think conventional co-ops are not under Sub T, and are subject to Section 277,' said Miller.