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
  1. verb
    be of different opinions
    “She disagrees with her husband on many questions”
    synonyms: differ, dissent, take issue
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    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
    fail or cause to fail to progress because of disagreement between opposing sides
    declare untrue; contradict
  2. verb
    be different from one another
    synonyms: disaccord, discord
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    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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    type of:
    have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)
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