- excessive or rapacious desire, especially for wealth or possessions.
verb (used with or without object), greed, gree·ing. British Dialect.
- excessive consumption of or desire for food; gluttony
- excessive desire, as for wealth or power
noun Scot archaic
- superiority or victory
- the prize for a victory
- goodwill; favour
- satisfaction for an insult or injury
verb grees, greeing or greed
- archaic, or dialect to come or cause to come to agreement or harmony
c.1600, a back-formation from.