Definition for A-GREE'

A-GREE', v.i. [Fr. agréer, from gré, will, accord. This is contracted from Sp. agradar, Port. id. to please, to gratify, whence agradable, agreeable; from the root of L. gratia, W. rhad, grace, favor, that comes freely. The primary sense is advancing, from the same root as L. gradior; W. rhaz, (rhath); Syr. ܪܕܐ radah, to go.]

  1. To be of one mind; to harmonize in opinion; as, in the expediency of the law, all the parties agree.
  2. To live in concord, or without contention; as, parents and children agree well together.
  3. To yield assent; to approve or admit; followed by to; as, to agree to an offer, or to an opinion.
  4. To settle by stipulation, the minds of parties being agreed as to the terms; as, to agree on articles of partnership. Didst thou not agree with me for a penny a day? – Matth. xx.
  5. To come to a compromise of differences; to be reconciled. Agree with thine adversary quickly. – Matth. v.
  6. To come to one opinion or mind; to concur; as, to agree on a place of meeting. This sense differs not essentially from the fourth, and it often implies a resolving to do an act. John ix.
  7. To be consistent; to harmonize; not to contradict, or be repugnant; as, this story agrees with what has been related by others. Their witness agreed not together. – Mark xiv.
  8. To resemble; to be similar; as, the picture does not agree with the original.
  9. To suit; to be accommodated or adapted to; as, the same food does not agree with every constitution.

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