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Definition 1: compatibility of observations - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where agreement or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • there was no agreement between theory and measurement
  • the results of two tests were in correspondence

Synonyms for agreement in the sense of this definition

(agreement is a kind of ...) capability of existing or performing in harmonious or congenial combination

(... is a kind of agreement ) correspondence in form or appearance

Definition 2: the thing arranged or agreed to - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where agreement or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they made arrangements to meet in Chicago

Synonyms for agreement in the sense of this definition

(agreement is a kind of ...) the cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening

"his planning for retirement was hindered by several uncertainties"

(... is a kind of agreement ) secret agreement

(... is a kind of agreement ) something arranged in advance

Definition 3: the verbal act of agreeing - [noun denoting communication]

(agreement is a kind of ...) the use of language to perform some act

(... is a kind of agreement ) a speech seconding a motion

"do I hear a second?"

(... is a kind of agreement ) agreement of opinions

(... is a kind of agreement ) making something valid by formally ratifying or confirming it

"the ratification of the treaty" "confirmation of the appointment"

(... is a kind of agreement ) agreement expressed by (or as if expressed by) signing your name

(... is a kind of agreement ) agreeing with or consenting to (often unwillingly)

"accession to such demands would set a dangerous precedent" "assenting to the Congressional determination"

(... is a kind of agreement ) agreement on a secret plot

(... is a kind of agreement ) concurrence of opinion

"we are in accord with your proposal"

(... is a kind of agreement ) agreement of results or opinions

(... is a kind of agreement ) agreement with a statement or proposal to do something

"he gave his assent eagerly" "a murmur of acquiescence from the assembly"

(... is a kind of agreement ) a point conceded or yielded

"they won all the concessions they asked for"

Definition 4: the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where agreement or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business
  • there was an understanding between management and the workers

Synonyms for agreement in the sense of this definition

(agreement is a kind of ...) a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc

"according to his statement he was in London on that day"

(... is a kind of agreement ) a secret agreement between two or more people to perform an unlawful act

(... is a kind of agreement ) an agreement on the terms on which an employee will leave

(... is a kind of agreement ) a conclusive resolution of a matter and disposition of it

(... is a kind of agreement ) the written record or promise of an arrangement by which accommodations are secured in advance

(... is a kind of agreement ) an agreement that is not in writing and is not signed by the parties but is a real existing contract that lacks only the formal requirement of a memorandum to render it enforceable in litigation

(... is a kind of agreement ) a friendly understanding between political powers

(... is a kind of agreement ) an agreement between parties in a dispute to abide by the decision of an arbiter

(... is a kind of agreement ) a legal document summarizing the agreement between parties

(... is a kind of agreement ) a personal agreement based on honor and not legally binding

(... is a kind of agreement ) an informal agreement to work together

(... is a kind of agreement ) an agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each

"he made a bargain with the devil" "he rose to prominence through a series of shady deals"

(... is a kind of agreement ) an agreement (or contract) in which property is transferred from the seller (vendor) to the buyer (vendee) for a fixed price in money (paid or agreed to be paid by the buyer)

"the salesman faxed the sales agreement to his home office"

(... is a kind of agreement ) a one-sided agreement whereby you promise to do (or refrain from doing) something in return for a performance (not a promise)

(... is a kind of agreement ) (Bible) an agreement between God and his people in which God makes certain promises and requires certain behavior from them in return

(... is a kind of agreement ) an agreement (illegal in the United States) between the manufacturer of a trademarked item of merchandise and its retail distributors to sell the item at a price at or above the price set by the manufacturer

(... is a kind of agreement ) an agreement by two or more people to commit suicide together at a given place and time

"the two lovers killed themselves in a suicide pact"

(agreement is a part of ...) (usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement

"the contract set out the conditions of the lease" "the terms of the treaty were generous"

Definition 5: the determination of grammatical inflection on the basis of word relations - [noun denoting linkdef]

Synonyms for agreement in the sense of this definition

(agreement is a kind of ...) a linguistic relation established by grammar

(... is a kind of agreement ) agreement in number between words in the same grammatical construction (e.g., between adjectives and the nouns they modify)

(... is a kind of agreement ) agreement in person between pronouns and verbs

(... is a kind of agreement ) agreement in grammatical case between words in the same construction

(... is a kind of agreement ) agreement in grammatical gender between words in the same construction

Definition 6: harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters - [noun denoting state]

Samples where agreement or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the two parties were in agreement

Synonyms for agreement in the sense of this definition

(agreement is a kind of ...) a harmonious state of things in general and of their properties (as of colors and sounds); congruity of parts with one another and with the whole

(... is a kind of agreement ) agreement as to goals

"the preachers and the bootleggers found they had a community of interests"

(... is a kind of agreement ) a state of cooperation

(... is a kind of agreement ) agreement in the judgment or opinion reached by a group as a whole

"the lack of consensus reflected differences in theoretical positions" "those rights and obligations are based on an unstated consensus"

(... is a kind of agreement ) general agreement reached by an assembled group

"no vote was taken, but after each discussion the chair summed up the sense of the meeting"

(... is a kind of agreement ) everyone being of one mind

(... is a kind of agreement ) corresponding exactly

"marching in unison"

(... is a kind of agreement ) an implicit agreement among people that results in the organization of society; individual surrenders liberty in return for protection

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