disagree


disagree
disagree dis‧a‧gree [ˌdɪsəˈgriː] verb [intransitive]
1. to have or express a different opinion from someone :
disagree on/​about/​over

• They disagree on how much the project will cost

disagree with

• Some of the team disagreed with him, but they were too afraid to say so.

2. if statements, numbers, or reports about the same event or situation disagree, they are different from each other:

• The figures in column A and B disagree.

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disagree UK US /ˌdɪsəˈgriː/ verb [I]
to not have the same opinion, idea, etc. as someone or to not agree with them: disagree about/on sth »

The two sides in the pay dispute strongly disagree about raises.

disagree with sb »

The sales manager and project manager still disagree with each other on pricing and product development.

if two or more reports, ideas, sets of numbers, etc. disagree, they are not the same: disagree about/on sth »

The studies disagreed, however, about whether shareholders of buying firms typically made tiny gains, or tiny losses.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • disagree */*/ — UK [ˌdɪsəˈɡriː] / US [ˌdɪsəˈɡrɪ] verb [intransitive] Word forms disagree : present tense I/you/we/they disagree he/she/it disagrees present participle disagreeing past tense disagreed past participle disagreed Ways of expressing disagreement: I m …   English dictionary