Definition of Agreement

1. Noun. The statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises. "There was an understanding between management and the workers"

2. Noun. Compatibility of observations. "The results of two tests were in correspondence"
Exact synonyms: Correspondence
Generic synonyms: Compatibility
Specialized synonyms: Conformance, Conformity
Derivative terms: Agree, Correspond

3. Noun. Harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters. "The two parties were in agreement"

4. Noun. The thing arranged or agreed to. "They made arrangements to meet in Chicago"
Exact synonyms: Arrangement
Generic synonyms: Planning, Preparation, Provision
Specialized synonyms: Collusion, Prearrangement
Derivative terms: Arrange

5. Noun. The determination of grammatical inflection on the basis of word relations.
Exact synonyms: Concord
Generic synonyms: Grammatical Relation
Specialized synonyms: Number Agreement, Person Agreement, Case Agreement, Gender Agreement
Derivative terms: Agree, Concord

6. Noun. The verbal act of agreeing.

Definition of Agreement

1. n. State of agreeing; harmony of opinion, statement, action, or character; concurrence; concord; conformity; as, a good agreement subsists among the members of the council.

Definition of Agreement

1. Noun. An understanding between entities to follow a specific course of conduct. ¹

2. Noun. A state whereby several parties share a view or opinion; the state of not contradicting one another. ¹

3. Noun. (uncountable legal) A legally binding contract enforceable in a court of law. ¹

4. Noun. (uncountable linguistics) Rules that exist in many languages that force some parts of a sentence to be used or inflected differently depending on certain attributes of other parts. ¹

5. Noun. (obsolete chiefly in plural) An agreeable quality. ¹

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Definition of Agreement

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Agreement

agreed to disagree
agreed upon(p)
agreeing to disagree
agreement (current term)
agreement in principle
agrees to disagree

Literary usage of Agreement

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1844)
"But it was contended by the Defendant, that there was another collateral agreement, which the Plaintiff ought to execute, before he could have the benefit ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)
"agreement BETWEEN HARVARD UNIVERSITY AND THE MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OP TECHNOLOGY. Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, ..."

3. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke (1849)
"mind perceives the agreement or disagreement of any ideas, but not immediately. Though wherever the mind perceives the agreement or disagreement of any of ..."

4. The Law Reports by John Fraser Macqueen, Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords (1866)
"Forgery—Stifling a prosecution—Undue pressure—agreement. A son carried to bankers of whom he, as well as his father, was a customer, certain promissory ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"On the other hand, we must not rashly set down agreement) as ... The probability is against agreement being due to homoplasy when ihe agreement involves a ..."

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