From Middle English adreȝen, adreoȝen, from Old English ādrēogan (“to act, do, perform, practice, bear, suffer, endure, pass time, live”), equivalent to a- + dree.
adree (third-person singular simple present adrees, present participle adreeing, simple past and past participle adreed) (obsolete)
- (transitive, intransitive) To carry on; practice; pass (life, time, etc.).
- (transitive) To bear; endure; suffer; thole.