Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To have a differing opinion.
  • intransitive verb To dispute or quarrel.
  • intransitive verb To fail to correspond.
  • intransitive verb To cause adverse effects.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To differ; be not the same or alike; be variant; not to accord or harmonize: as, two ideas or two statements disagree when they are not substantially identical, or when they are not exactly alike; the witnesses disagree.
  • To differ in opinion; be at variance; express contrary views: as, the best judges sometimes disagree.
  • To be in a state of discord or altercation; wrangle; quarrel.
  • To conflict in action or effect; be incompatible or unsuitable: as, food that disagrees with the stomach.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb To fail to accord; not to agree; to lack harmony; to differ; to be unlike; to be at variance.
  • intransitive verb To differ in opinion; to hold discordant views; to be at controversy; to quarrel.
  • intransitive verb To be unsuited; to have unfitness

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb intransitive To not agree (harmonize).
  • verb intransitive To not agree (conform, correspond).
  • verb intransitive To not agree (suit).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb be different from one another
  • verb be of different opinions

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English disagreen, from Old French desagreer : des-, dis- + agreer, to agree; see agree.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Middle English, from Anglo-Norman desagreer, as if dis- +‎ agree.

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