disagree Definition

  • 1to have or express a different opinion from someone else
  • 2to not be suitable for or match something

Using disagree: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "disagree" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    I disagree with your assessment of the situation.

  • Example

    We disagree on politics, but we still get along.

  • Example

    The color of the curtains disagrees with the rest of the room.

  • Example

    The data disagrees with the hypothesis.

disagree Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for disagree

Phrases with disagree

  • to accept that people have different opinions and stop arguing about it


    We don't see eye to eye on this issue, so let's just agree to disagree.

  • disagree with someone's stomach

    to cause discomfort or illness in someone's digestive system


    That spicy food disagreed with my stomach.

  • disagree with someone's principles

    to be in conflict with someone's beliefs or values


    The company's policies disagreed with her principles, so she quit.


Summary: disagree in Brief

To 'disagree' [ˌdɪs.əˈɡriː] is to hold or express a differing opinion from someone else, or to not match or be suitable for something. Examples include 'I disagree with your assessment of the situation,' and 'The color of the curtains disagrees with the rest of the room.' Phrases like 'agree to disagree' denote acceptance of differing opinions, while 'disagree with someone's stomach' means to cause digestive discomfort.

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