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Digress vs. Disagree — What's the Difference?

Digress vs. Disagree — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Digress and Disagree

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Digress

To stray temporarily from the topic at hand, as in delivering a speech or engaging in a discussion.

Disagree

To have a differing opinion
She disagrees with him on everything. They say it will rain, but I disagree.

Digress

(intransitive) To step or turn aside; to deviate; to swerve; especially, to turn aside from the main subject of attention, or course of argument, in writing or speaking.

Disagree

To dispute or quarrel
When those two disagree, there is a lot of yelling.

Digress

(intransitive) To turn aside from the right path; to transgress; to offend.
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Disagree

To fail to correspond
Our figures disagree.

Digress

To step or turn aside; to deviate; to swerve; especially, to turn aside from the main subject of attention, or course of argument, in writing or speaking.
Moreover she beginneth to digress in latitude.
In the pursuit of an argument there is hardly room to digress into a particular definition as often as a man varies the signification of any term.

Disagree

To cause adverse effects
Caffeine disagrees with me.

Digress

To turn aside from the right path; to transgress; to offend.
Thy abundant goodness shall excuseThis deadly blot on thy digressing son.

Disagree

(intransitive) To fail to agree; to have a different opinion or belief.
Beg to differ
John disagreed with Mary frequently.
Bob says cats are friendlier than dogs, but I disagree.

Digress

Digression.

Disagree

(intransitive) To fail to conform or correspond with.
My results in the laboratory consistently disagree with yours.

Digress

Lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking;
She always digresses when telling a story
Her mind wanders
Don't digress when you give a lecture

Disagree

To fail to accord; not to agree; to lack harmony; to differ; to be unlike; to be at variance.
They reject the plainest sense of Scripture, because it seems to disagree with what they call reason.

Digress

Wander from a direct or straight course

Disagree

To differ in opinion; to hold discordant views; to be at controversy; to quarrel.
Who shall decide, when doctors disagree?

Disagree

To be unsuited; to have unfitness; as, medicine sometimes disagrees with the patient; food often disagrees with the stomach or the taste.

Disagree

Be of different opinions;
I beg to differ!
She disagrees with her husband on many questions

Disagree

Be different from one another

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