transitive verb

: to gratify or express gratitude to

Word History


Italian aggratare, alteration of aggradare, from Provençal agradar, from a- (from Latin ad-) + grat pleasing, agreeable (from Latin gratus)

First Known Use

1590, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aggrate was in 1590

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“Aggrate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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