agréer

See also: agreer

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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle French agréer (to accept, receive, admit, welcome), from Old French agréer (to consent, approve, be grateful), from a- + gré (consent, permission, will).

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agréer

  1. (formal) To accept.
    Veuillez agréer l'expression de mes sentiments respectueux.
    Yours respectfully (formal closing of a letter)
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Etymology 2Edit

From Middle French agréer (to equip), from Anglo-Norman agreier (to equip, equip a ship with tackle), from a- + *greier, from Old Norse greida (to put in order, prepare, arrange), from Proto-Germanic *garaidijaną (to prepare, put in order), from Proto-Indo-European *reidh- (to put in order, make comfortable). Cognate with Old English ġerǣdan (to arrange, assist), Middle High German gereiten (to arrange, prepare), Middle Dutch gereide (equipment, harness). More at ready.

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agréer

  1. (archaic) To prepare; rig; trim.
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