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Part or all of this page has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
|Rank of this word in the English language, from analyzing texts from Project Gutenberg.|
Old French agréer (“‘to accept or receive kindly’”), from a gré (“‘favorably’”), from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] ad (“‘to’”) + gratum (“‘pleasing’”).
Third person singular
- (intransitive) To harmonize in opinion, statement, or action; to be in unison or concord; to be or become united or consistent; to concur.
- all parties agree in the expediency of the law.
- If music and sweet poetry agree. --Shak.
- Their witness agreed not together. --Mark xiv. 56.
- The more you agree together, the less hurt can your enemies do you. --Sir T. Browne.
- (intransitive) To yield assent; to accede;—followed by to.
- to agree to an offer, or to opinion.
- (intransitive) To make a stipulation by way of settling differences or determining a price; to exchange promises; to come to terms or to a common resolve; to promise.
- Agree with thine adversary quickly. --Matt. v. 25.
- Didst not thou agree with me for a penny ? --Matt. xx. 13.
- (intransitive) To be conformable; to resemble; to coincide; to correspond.
- the picture does not agree with the original; the two scales agree exactly.
- (intransitive) To suit or be adapted in its effects; to do well.
- the same food does not agree with every constitution.
- (intransitive) (grammar) To correspond in gender, number, case, or person.
- “agree” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
- "agree" at The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.
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