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Disagree

Disagree

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.

Synonym: to differ, vary, dissent.

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


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