Synonyms for agreeing

Grammar : Adj
Spell : uh-gree
Phonetic Transcription : əˈgri

Définition of agreeing

Origin :
  • 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.
  • adj be agreeable or suitable
Example sentences :
  • She would on her part make Aldonza welcome, and had no fears of not agreeing with her.
  • Extract from : « The Armourer's Prentices » by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • Agreeing to this plan they crossed the channel and camped at Klu-quilth-coose.
  • Extract from : « Indian Legends of Vancouver Island » by Alfred Carmichael
  • So they went to work, each in his own way, agreeing mostly in untiring industry.
  • Extract from : « Good Indian » by B. M. Bower
  • They could not force me into agreeing to what they wanted me to do.
  • Extract from : « My Double Life » by Sarah Bernhardt
  • I am happy to find you agreeing with me, then, in the legality of the doctrine of the right of search.
  • Extract from : « Homeward Bound » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • So far am I from agreeing with Thrasymachus that justice is the interest of the stronger.
  • Extract from : « The Republic » by Plato
  • At the beginning my one offence consisted in agreeing to your proposal.
  • Extract from : « The Eternal City » by Hall Caine
  • The temperature has changed: the waters are agreeing with him.
  • Extract from : « Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 93, September 3, 1887 » by Various
  • You know we were completely right in agreeing to keep the knowledge away from her.
  • Extract from : « Under Western Eyes » by Joseph Conrad
  • “It is the best way,” asserted Dick, agreeing with the project.
  • Extract from : « The Plunderer » by Roy Norton

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