- arranged or set by common consent: They met at the agreed time.
Origin of agreed
- to have the same views, emotions, etc.; harmonize in opinion or feeling (often followed by with): I don't agree with you.
- to give consent; assent (often followed by to): He agreed to accompany the ambassador. Do you agree to the conditions?
- to live in concord or without contention; get along together.
- to come to one opinion or mind; come to an arrangement or understanding; arrive at a settlement: They have agreed on the terms of surrender.
- to be consistent; harmonize (usually followed by with): This story agrees with hers.
- to correspond; conform; resemble (usually followed by with): The play does not agree with the book.
- to be suitable; comply with a preference or an ability to digest (usually followed by with): The food did not agree with me.
- Grammar. to correspond in inflectional form, as in number, case, gender, or person; to show agreement. In The boy runs, boy is a singular noun and runs agrees with it in number.
- to concede; grant (usually followed by a noun clause): I agree that he is the ablest of us.
- Chiefly British. to consent to or concur with: We agree the stipulations. I must agree your plans.
Origin of agree
Examples from the Web for agreed
To those who agreed with him, Bush pledged that the law against same-sex marriage would remain intact.Jeb Bush’s Unseen Anti-Gay Marriage Emails
January 9, 2015
Speculation raged that Duke agreed not to run as part of the deal, though it was never proven.The Price of Steve Scalise’s Silence
January 7, 2015
The WHO has agreed to meet with Yang and a number of Chinese NGOs to discuss a broader ruling on the practice.China’s Electroshock Gay-Conversion Case
December 19, 2014
After a half-century of frigid relations, the U.S. and Cuba have agreed to a thaw as the result of 18 months of secret talks.Up To Speed: The Cuba Embargo
December 18, 2014
Random House agreed that all future editions of the book will state that “Barry” was a pseudonym.The Right's Rape Trolls vs. Lena Dunham
December 10, 2014
The country was rapidly becoming, they agreed, no place for a gentleman to live.The Spenders
Harry Leon Wilson
We have agreed all to be moved, or none; and not to comply without one another.Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9)
Sarah agreed briskly, and she hurried on toward the private office.Within the Law
The firm who sold it to me agreed that it should have none of the faults of the old one.
"It was of that first treading that the Skin talked," agreed the Coyote.The Trail Book
- determined by common consentthe agreed price
- an expression of agreement or consent
- (often foll by with) to be of the same opinion; concur
- (also tr; when intr, often foll by to; when tr, takes a clause as object or an infinitive) to give assent; consentshe agreed to go home; I'll agree to that
- (also tr; when intr, foll by on or about; when tr, may take a clause as object) to come to terms (about); arrive at a settlement (on)they agreed a price; they agreed on the main points
- (foll by with) to be similar or consistent; harmonize; correspond
- (foll by with) to be agreeable or suitable (to one's health, temperament, etc)
- (tr; takes a clause as object) to concede or grant; admitthey agreed that the price they were asking was too high
- (tr) to make consistent withto agree the balance sheet with the records by making adjustments, writing off, etc
- grammar to undergo agreement
Word Origin and History for agreed
late 14c., "to be to one's liking;" also "to give consent," from Old French agreer "to receive with favor, take pleasure in" (12c.), from phrase a gré "favorably, of good will," literally "to (one's) liking," from Latin ad "to" (see ad-) + gratum "pleasing," neuter of gratus (see grace (n.)); the original sense survives best in agreeable. Meaning "to be in harmony in opinions" is from late 15c. Related: Agreed; agreeing.