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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

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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References in classic literature ?
But though he had, as we have said, formed his morals on the Platonic model, yet he perfectly agreed with the opinion of Aristotle, in considering that great man rather in the quality of a philosopher or a speculatist, than as a legislator.
When on the evening that he arrived home he informed the bailiff of his plans, the latter with visible pleasure agreed with what he said so long as he was pointing out that all that had been done up to that time was stupid and useless.
The others agreed with him, and though standing guard was not pleasant it was done.
That was better than fighting," said Ozma, when all our friends were assembled in the palace after the exciting events of the morning; and each and every one agreed with her.
As I perfectly agreed with her in the Justice of her Sentiments the Postilion was instantly directed to return into the Country.
Forty-nine percent of respondents from the Visayas agreed with the legalization of divorce while 35 percent disagreed.
The above table indicates that 7% of the teachers were strongly disagreed with this statement that ODL can develop community,8% were disagreed,5% did not show any response, and 54% teachers were agreed with it, whereas 76% teachers were strongly agreed .
The rest of Luzon moderately agreed with the statement of giving preferential treatment to Muslims at +23 percent (48 percent agree minus 25 percent disagree), while Metro Manila registered a +19 percent agreement (46 percent agree minus 27 percent disagree).
8%, agreed or strongly agreed with the statement "the service-learning assignment showed me how l can become more involved in my community.
In saying yes, Andy Warhol agreed with social and economic reality.
Sinyard: In Sinyard, the Ninth Circuit agreed with the Tax Court's determination that contingent attorneys' fees recovered by a plaintiff in an opt-in class action were includible in the plaintiff's gross income.
Fifty-seven percent said they either strongly or mildly agreed with the statement, "People should be allowed to say things in public that might be offensive to religious groups.
We argued all along that the General Dynamics-Newport News merger would create a merger to monopoly and the Department of Justice and the Department of Defense agreed with us,'' said Northrop Grumman spokesman Frank Moore.
Forty-one percent agreed or strongly agreed with the statement "Taking dietary supplements give you more energy".
The surprising part of this response was the strength of the agreement - the largest single group of respondents (36%) agreed with the statement strongly.