When two people disagree, they have completely different opinions about something. You might disagree with your sister about whether chocolate or vanilla ice cream is the most delicious.

Use the verb disagree to talk about what happens when you have a conflict or a difference of thought about something with another person. People disagree about politics, food, sports, and movies — there is no subject that won't cause most people to find a way to disagree. The word comes from combining the Old French agreer, "to receive with favor or take pleasure in" with the Latin prefix dis, which here means "do the opposite of."

Definitions of disagree

v be of different opinions

“She disagrees with her husband on many questions”
differ, dissent, take issue
agree, concord, concur, hold
be in accord; be in agreement
achieve harmony of opinion, feeling, or purpose
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withhold assent
disagree violently
contradict, contravene, negate
deny the truth of
declare untrue; contradict

v be different from one another

disaccord, discord
agree, check, correspond, fit, gibe, jibe, match, tally
be compatible, similar, or consistent; coincide in their characteristics
check, check out
be verified or confirmed; pass inspection
accord, agree, comport, concord, consort, fit in, harmonise, harmonize
be harmonious or consistent with
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have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

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