agree to disagree

agree to disagree
agree to differ/to disagree/ phrase
to accept that someone else does not have the same opinion as you and agree not to argue about it any more

On that point, we’ll have to agree to differ.

Thesaurus: ending, solving and avoiding arguments and fightshyponym arguments and arguingsynonym
Main entry: agree

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agree to disagree (chiefly US) (or chiefly Brit agree to differ)
: to agree not to argue anymore about a difference of opinion

He likes golf and his wife likes tennis, so when it comes to sports, they have agreed to disagree.

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Main Entry:agree
agree to disagree — see agree
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Main Entry:disagree

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