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verb (used with or without object), greed, gree·ing. British Dialect.
  1. agree.

Origin of gree3

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at gree2
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British Dictionary definitions for greeing


noun Scot archaic
  1. superiority or victory
  2. the prize for a victory

Word Origin

C14: from Old French gré, from Latin gradus step


noun obsolete
  1. goodwill; favour
  2. satisfaction for an insult or injury

Word Origin

C14: from Old French gré, from Latin grātum what is pleasing; see grateful


verb grees, greeing or greed
  1. archaic, or dialect to come or cause to come to agreement or harmony

Word Origin

C14: variant of agree
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