Origin of greeMiddle English gre from Old French gre, gred from Classical Latin gratum, neuter of gratus: see grace
Origin of greeMiddle English gre from Old French gré, a step from Classical Latin gradus, a step: see grade
intransitive verbgreed, gree′ing
Origin of greeMiddle English green from Old French grëer from gré, pleasure (see agree); also aphetic from Middle English agreen
Origin of greeMiddle English gre from Old French step from Latin gradus ; see grade .
From Old French gré (“pleasure, goodwill”), from Latin gratum, a noun use of the neuter of gratus (“pleasing”).
(third-person singular simple present grees, present participle greeing, simple past and past participle greed)
- (obsolete) To agree.