greed


noun

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

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

  1. agree.

noun

  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
n.

c.1600, a back-formation from greedy.

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