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greed; greeing
: agree

Examples of gree in a Sentence

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The war, as described by Prigozhin, was not about protecting Russia or resisting NATO expansion, but instead greed. Patrick Reevell, ABC News, 23 June 2023 Other politicians, recognizing Trump’s appeal, also increasingly eschew love, sympathy, and even greed in favor of this simpler and more straightforward approach. Susan B. Glasser, The New Yorker, 15 June 2023 Perhaps greed without virulence is less objectionable. Mark Feeney,, 3 May 2023 For the August two election, which would be in may and then house candidate, Jennifer Jura, gree you a Republican from Cincinnati shoot. Laura Johnston, cleveland, 6 June 2022

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Word History



Middle English, from Anglo-French gree, gré step, degree, from Latin gradus — more at grade entry 1


Middle English green, short for agreen

First Known Use


14th century, in the meaning defined above


14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of gree was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Gree.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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