gree

noun
\ ˈgrē How to pronounce gree (audio) \

Definition of gree

 (Entry 1 of 2)

Scotland

gree

verb
greed; greeing

Definition of gree (Entry 2 of 2)

dialect
: agree

First Known Use of gree

Noun

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Verb

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gree

Noun

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

Verb

Middle English green, short for agreen

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

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Cite this Entry

“Gree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gree. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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