Webster 1913 Edition
à gré. See
In good part; kindly.
Rom. of R.
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
agréerto accept or receive kindly, fr.
grégood will, consent, liking, fr. L.
gratuspleasing, agreeable. See
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.
agreein the expediency of the law
If music and sweet poetry
Mark xiv. 56.
The more you
agreetogether, the less hurt can your enemies do you.
Sir T. Browne.
To yield assent; to accede; – followed by to;
agreeto an offer, or to opinion
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.
Agreewith thine adversary quickly.
Matt. v. 25.
Didst not thou
agreewith me for a penny ?
Matt. xx. 13.
To be conformable; to resemble; to coincide; to correspond;
as, the picture does not
agreewith the original; the two scales
To suit or be adapted in its effects; to do well;
as, the same food does not.
agreewith every constitution
To correspond in gender, number, case, or person.
☞ 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.”
Syn. – To assent; concur; consent; acquiesce; accede; engage; promise; stipulate; contract; bargain; correspond; harmonize; fit; tally; coincide; comport.
To make harmonious; to reconcile or make friends.
To admit, or come to one mind concerning; to settle; to arrange;
agreethe fact; to
Webster 1828 Edition
AGREE', v.i.[L. gratia. the primary sense is advancing, from the same root as L. gradior.]
1.To be of one mind; to harmonize in opinion.
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,
Didst thou not agree with me for a penny a day? Mat. 20
To agree on articles of partnership
5.To come to a compromise of differences; to be reconciled.
Agree with thy adversary quickly. Mat. 5
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 9.
7.To be consistent; to harmonize; not to contradict, or be repugnant.
Their witness agreed not together. Mark 24.
This story agrees with what has been related by others.
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.