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AGREE', gratia. the primary sense is advancing, from the same root as L. gradior.

1. To be of one mind to harmonize in opinion.

In the expediency of the law, all the parties agree.

2. To live in concord, or without contention as, parents and children agree well together.
3. To yield assent to approve or admit followed by to as, to agree to an offer, or to an opinion.
4. To settle by stipulation, the minds of parties being agreed, as to the terms as,

Didst thou not agree with me for a penny a day? Matthew 20

To agree on articles of partnership

5. To come to a compromise of differences to be reconciled.

Agree with thy adversary quickly. Matthew 5

6. To come to one opinion or mind to concur as, to agree on a place of meeting.

This sense differs not essentially from the fourth, and it often implies a resolving to do an act. John 9 .

7. To be consistent to harmonize not to contradict, or be repugnant.

Their witness agreed not together. Mark 24 .

This story agrees with what has been related by others.

8. To resemble to be similar as, the picture does not agree with the original.
9. To suit to be accommodated or adapted to as, the same food does not agree with every constitution.

AGREE', To admit, or come to one mind concerning as, to agree the fact. Also, to reconcile or make friends to put an end to variance but these senses are unusual and hardly legitimate. Let the parties agree the fact, is really elliptical let them agree on the fact.

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The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Agree'. King James Dictionary.

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