1. To fail to accord; not to agree; to lack harmony; to differ; to be unlike; to be at variance. "They reject the plainest sense of Scripture, because it seems o disagree with what they call reason." (Atterbury)

2. To differ in opinion; to hold discordant views; to be at controversy; to quarrel. "Who shall decide, when doctors disagree?" (Pope)

3. To be unsuited; to have unfitness; as, medicine sometimes disagrees with the patient; food often disagrees with the stomach or the taste.

Usually followed by with, sometimes by to, rarely by from; as, I disagree to your proposal.

Synonyms: To differ, vary, dissent.

Origin: Pref. Dis- + agree: cf. F. Desagreer to displease.

(01 Mar 1998)

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