Agreeably A*gree"a*bly, adv. 1. In an agreeably manner; in a manner to give pleasure; pleasingly. ``Agreeably entertained.'' --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster]

2. In accordance; suitably; consistently; conformably; -- followed by to and rarely by with. See {Agreeable}, 4. [1913 Webster]

The effect of which is, that marriages grow less frequent, agreeably to the maxim above laid down. --Paley. [1913 Webster]

3. Alike; similarly. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Both clad in shepherds' weeds agreeably. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

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