grat-, gra-, grac-

(Latin: beloved, pleasing, dear, agreeable; grateful, thankful, pleased)

agree (verb), agrees; agreed; agreeing
1. To be suitable or satisfactory: Jim said, "White wine doesn't agree with me."
2. To show grammatical agreement: Subjects and verbs must always agree in number; that is, a singular subject must go with a singular verb and a plural subject must have a plural verb.

Elements in grammar should also agree in gender, number, case, and person.

3. To consent or assent to a condition, or agree to do something: The reporter asked the politician for an interview, and he agreed to meet at a certain time and place.
4. To be in accord; be in agreement; to have the same opinion: Reggie said that a change is needed, and his staff all agreed with him.
5. To achieve harmony of opinion, feeling, or purpose: The two families all agree to have a fair division of the profits from the sale of the house.
6. To be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics: The details of what really happened at the meeting don't agree with many details.
7. Etymology: "to be to one's liking"; also, "to give consent", from Old French agreer, "to receive with favor, to take pleasure in" (12th century); from the phrase, a gré, "favorably, of good will"; literally, "to (one's) liking"; from Latin ad, "to" + gratum, gratus, "pleasing".
agreeable (adjective), more agreeable, most agreeable
1. Pertaining to be pleasing to the mind or senses: Jim, Jill, Gertrude, and George all spent an agreeable evening together.
2. Conveying a willingness or a readiness to do or to allow something to happen: Guy's wife was agreeable to the idea of going on vacation for the next two weeks.
3. Descriptive of that which can be accepted: Mary asked Jack if the schedule for our meal agreeable with you?
agreeableness (s) (noun), agreeablenesses (pl)
1. The quality of being pleasing and a standard which gives satisfaction or moderate pleasure to the mind or senses: The agreeableness of the weather made it easier to start Lester's family trip.
2. An attribute of being suitable and acceptable: The agreeableness of the meeting with members of the project appeared to forecast successful results.
agreeably (adverb), more agreeably, most agreeably
With enjoyment and pleasure: Stacey's parents were agreeably pleased to see that she was feeling so good after her illness.
agreement (s) (nouns), agreements (pl)
1. A situation in which people share the same opinion: It was understood that any changes to the project plans required the agreement of the majority of those who were involved.
2. An arrangement, a contract, etc. by which all of those associated with something consent with what is to be done: The agreement expires in a month; so, Leon has to return the house under the terms of the deal he had with the original owner.
congratulate (verb), congratulates; congratulated; congratulating
1. To tell someone about being glad about their success, good luck, or happiness on a special occasion: The coach was seen congratulating his team members for winning the championship.
2. To say something to others that expresses praise for an achievement: The manager of the store congratulated his employees for their good work and successful sales.
congratulation (s) (noun), congratulations (pl)
congratulatory (adjective), more congratulatory, most congratulatory
disagree (verb), disagrees; disagreed; disagreeing
disagreeable (adjective), more disagreeable, most disagreeable
disagreeably (adverb), more disagreeably, most disagreeably
disagreement (s) (noun), disagreements (pl)
disgrace (s) (noun), disgraces (pl)
The reputation of a person, or a group, when he or she does something bad or immoral: "The disgrace of the principal's drunken behavior resulted in shame and dishonor for the school board."
disgrace (verb), disgraces; disgraced; disgracing
disgraceful (adjective), more disgraceful, most disgraceful
A shame, dishonor, or ignominy: "The neighbor has turned his backyard into a disgraceful junkyard."