agree
verb
1 share opinion
ADVERB
emphatically, heartily, strongly, very much

I very much agree with your point.

absolutely, completely, entirely, fully, quite, totally, wholeheartedly

I agree entirely with what you have said.

basically, broadly, generally, largely

It is generally agreed that more funding is needed for education.

unanimously
privately, secretly
VERB + AGREE
cannot
have to

I would have to agree with you there.

be inclined to, tend to

I'm inclined to agree there's nothing we can do.

PREPOSITION
about

We don't always agree about everything.

on, upon

Are we all agreed on this?

with

Do you agree with me that the plan won't work?

PHRASES
I couldn't agree more

I couldn't agree more with what has just been said.

I quite agree
I'm sure you will agree

I'm sure you'll agree that this issue is vitally important to the success of the company.

2 say yes; decide
ADVERB
happily, readily, voluntarily, willingly

She suggested a walk in the open air and he readily agreed.

grudgingly, reluctantly
graciously, kindly

Ms Harlow has kindly agreed to help.

secretly, tacitly
expressly (BrE)
provisionally (esp. BrE)

It was provisionally agreed that August 12 was to be the date.

VERB + AGREE
be unable to, fail to

The two countries were unable to agree on a common strategy.

PREPOSITION
to

He agreed to our proposals.

PHRASES
agree to differ, agree to disagree

We must just agree to disagree on this point.

(be) mutually agreed

We are working towards/toward mutually agreed goals.

internationally agreed, nationally agreed

nationally agreed guidelines

Agree is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑authority, ↑conference, ↑country, ↑court, ↑expert, ↑judge, ↑minister, ↑observer, ↑scientist, ↑session, ↑side, ↑signatory, ↑union
Agree is used with these nouns as the object: ↑arrangement, ↑ceasefire, ↑date, ↑deal, ↑fee, ↑merger, ↑minute, ↑objective, ↑plan, ↑price, ↑programme, ↑resolution, ↑settlement, ↑solution, ↑sum, ↑truce, ↑verdict

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