intransitive verb Etymology: Middle English, to refuse assent, from Anglo-French desagreer, from des- dis- + agreer to agree Date: 15th century 1. to fail to agree <
the two accounts disagree
2. to differ in opinion <
he disagreed with me on every topic
3. to cause discomfort or distress <
fried foods disagree with me

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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