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agreeing


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Agree  \A*gree"\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Agreed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Agreeing}.]  [F.  agr['e]er  to  accept  or  receive  kindly,  fr 
  [`a]  gr['e];  [`a]  (L.  ad)  +  gr['e]  good  will  consent, 
  liking,  fr  L.  gratus  pleasing,  agreeable.  See  {Grateful}.] 
  1.  To  harmonize  in  opinion,  statement,  or  action  to  be  in 
  unison  or  concord;  to  be  or  become  united  or  consistent; 
  to  concur;  as  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. 
 
  2.  To  yield  assent;  to  accede;  --  followed  by  to  as  to 
  agree  to  an  offer,  or  to  opinion. 
 
  3.  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. 
 
  4.  To  be  conformable;  to  resemble;  to  coincide;  to 
  correspond;  as  the  picture  does  not  agree  with  the 
  original;  the  two  scales  agree  exactly. 
 
  5.  To  suit  or  be  adapted  in  its  effects;  to  do  well  as  the 
  same  food  does  not  agree  with  every  constitution. 
 
  6.  (Gram.)  To  correspond  in  gender,  number,  case,  or  person. 
 
  Note:  The  auxiliary  forms  of  to  be  are  often  employed  with 
  the  participle  agreed.  ``The  jury  were  agreed.'' 
  --Macaulay.  ``Can  two  walk  together,  except  they  be 
  agreed  ?''  --Amos  iii.  3.  The  principal  intransitive 
  uses  were  probably  derived  from  the  transitive  verb 
  used  reflexively.  ``I  agree  me  well  to  your  desire.'' 
  --Ld.  Berners 
 
  Syn:  To  assent;  concur;  consent;  acquiesce;  accede;  engage; 
  promise;  stipulate;  contract;  bargain;  correspond; 
  harmonize;  fit  tally;  coincide;  comport. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  agreeing 
  adj  1:  being  of  the  same  opinion  [syn:  {agreeing(a)},  {concordant}, 
  {concurring(a)},  {in  agreement(p)},  {of  the  same 
  mind(p)}] 
  2:  expressing  agreement  or  consent;  "an  assenting  nod"  [syn:  {agreeing(a)}, 
  {assentient},  {assenting}] 




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