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Definition 1: an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • his parting shot was `drop dead'
  • she threw shafts of sarcasm
  • she takes a dig at me every chance she gets

Synonyms for jibe in the sense of this definition

(jibe is a kind of ...) a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information

"from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account" "we would appreciate input from our users on how we can improve our software"

(... is a kind of jibe ) an unnecessarily aggressive and unfair remark directed at a defenseless person

Definition 2: shift from one side of the ship to the other - [verb of motion]

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

  • The sail jibbed wildly

Synonyms for jibe in the sense of this definition

(jibe is a kind of ...) travel on water propelled by wind

"I love sailing, especially on the open sea" "the ship sails on"

Definition 3: be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics - [verb of stative]

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

  • The two stories don't agree in many details
  • The handwriting checks with the signature on the check
  • The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun

Synonyms for jibe in the sense of this definition

(jibe is a kind of ...) be identical or equivalent to

"One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!"

(... is a kind of jibe ) be consistent in form, tenor, or character; be congruous

"Desires are to be satisfied only so far as consists with an approved end"

(... is a kind of jibe ) be compatible or in accordance with

"You must adhere to the rules"

(... is a kind of jibe ) form a pattern

"These sentences pattern like the ones we studied before"

(jibe has a similar meaning as ...) go together

"The colors don't harmonize" "Their ideas concorded"

(... is a kind of jibe ) accord or comport with

"This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!"

(... is a kind of jibe ) be homologous

"A person's arms homologize with a quadruped's forelimbs"

(... is a kind of jibe ) appear like; be similar or bear a likeness to

"She resembles her mother very much" "This paper resembles my own work"

(... is a kind of jibe ) support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm

"The stories and claims were born out by the evidence"

(... is a kind of jibe ) be compatible with

"one idea squares with another"

(... is a kind of jibe ) duplicate or match

"The polished surface twinned his face and chest in reverse"

(... is a kind of jibe ) accord in appearance with

"You don't look your age!"

(... is a kind of jibe ) match or correspond

"The drawing of the suspect answers to the description the victim gave"

(... is a kind of jibe ) be the same

"our views on this matter coincided"

(... is a kind of jibe ) be or come into adjustment with

(... is a kind of jibe ) to bear a reciprocal or mutual relation

"Do these facts correlate?"

(... is a kind of jibe ) be parallel to

"Their roles are paralleled by ours"

(... is a kind of jibe ) be similar in sound, especially with respect to the last syllable

"hat and cat rhyme"

(jibe has a similar meaning as ...) be verified or confirmed; pass inspection

"These stories don't check!"

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