The DICT Development Group

Search for:
Search type:

Database copyright information
Server information

3 definitions found
 for Agreeing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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
        [1913 Webster]
              If music and sweet poetry agree.      --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
              Their witness agreed not together.    --Mark xiv.
        [1913 Webster]
              The more you agree together, the less hurt can your
              enemies do you.                       --Sir T.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. To yield assent; to accede; -- followed by to; as, to
        agree to an offer, or to opinion.
        [1913 Webster]
     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.
        [1913 Webster]
              Agree with thine adversary quickly.   --Matt. v. 25.
        [1913 Webster]
              Didst not thou agree with me for a penny ? --Matt.
                                                    xx. 13.
        [1913 Webster]
     4. To be conformable; to resemble; to coincide; to
        correspond; as, the picture does not agree with the
        original; the two scales agree exactly.
        [1913 Webster]
     5. To suit or be adapted in its effects; to do well; as, the
        same food does not agree with every constitution.
        [1913 Webster]
     6. (Gram.) To correspond in gender, number, case, or person.
        [1913 Webster]
     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.
           [1913 Webster]
     Syn: To assent; concur; consent; acquiesce; accede; engage;
          promise; stipulate; contract; bargain; correspond;
          harmonize; fit; tally; coincide; comport.
          [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  agreeing \agreeing\ adj. prenom.
     1. in agreement; of the same mind; having the same opinion.
     Syn: concordant, concurring(prenominal).
          [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]
     2. expressing agreement or consent.
     Syn: assentient, assenting.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  144 Moby Thesaurus words for "agreeing":
     accompanying, accordant, acquiescent, acquiescing, affirmative,
     agreeable, agreed, akin, amicable, answerable, approving,
     assentatious, assenting, associate, associated, at one,
     at one with, attuned, carried by acclamation, coacting, coactive,
     coadunate, coetaneous, coeternal, coeval, coexistent, coexisting,
     coherent, coincident, coinciding, coinstantaneous, collaborative,
     collateral, collective, collusive, combined, combining,
     commensurate, compatible, compliable, compliant, conceding,
     concerted, concessive, concomitant, concordant, concurrent,
     concurring, conformable, congenial, congruent, congruous, conjoint,
     consentaneous, consentient, consenting, consilient, consistent,
     consonant, conspiratorial, contemporaneous, contemporary, content,
     conterminous, cooperant, cooperating, cooperative, coordinate,
     correspondent, corresponding, coterminous, coworking, eager,
     empathetic, empathic, en rapport, endorsing, equivalent, favorable,
     frictionless, harmonious, in accord, in agreement, in concert,
     in rapport, in sync, in synchronization, in tune, inaccordance,
     inharmony, isochronal, isochronous, joint, like-minded, meeting,
     nothing loath, of a piece, of like mind, of one accord,
     of one mind, on all fours, parasitic, peaceful, permissive,
     positive, prompt, proportionate, ratifying, ready, reconcilable,
     sanctioning, saprophytic, self-consistent, simultaneous, solid,
     submissive, symbiotic, sympathetic, synchronized, synchronous,
     synergetic, synergic, synergistic, together, unanimous,
     unchallenged, uncontested, uncontradicted, uncontroverted,
     understanding, ungrudging, uniform, unison, unisonant, unisonous,
     united, uniting, unloath, unopposed, unrefusing, unreluctant,
     willing, with one consent, with one voice

Contact=webmaster@dict.org Specification=RFC 2229