1. excessive or rapacious desire, especially for wealth or possessions.

verb (used with or without object), greed, gree·ing. British Dialect.

  1. agree.


  1. excessive consumption of or desire for food; gluttony
  2. excessive desire, as for wealth or power

noun Scot archaic

  1. superiority or victory
  2. the prize for a victory

noun obsolete

  1. goodwill; favour
  2. satisfaction for an insult or injury

verb grees, greeing or greed

  1. archaic, or dialect to come or cause to come to agreement or harmony

c.1600, a back-formation from greedy.

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