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a·gree·ment

agreement

 
 
pronunciation:
gri mnt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of reaching, or the state of having reached, a common understanding or harmony of opinion.
With the agreement on the terms of surrender, the war finally came to an end.They argued a long time but eventually they reached agreement on the matter.
synonyms:
accord, concurrence, negotiation, settlement
antonyms:
conflict, dispute
similar words:
accession, accommodation, assent, bargaining, consent, deal, sympathy
definition 2: an arrangement that determines a course of action to be followed by all parties to a transaction, or a document that describes this arrangement.
According to our agreement, I do the grocery shopping and he does the cooking.
synonyms:
accord, arrangement, bargain, compact, contract, deal, understanding
similar words:
alliance, concord, convention, cooperation, covenant, pact, treaty
definition 3: harmony; accord.
We are all in agreement about what we should do next.Your opinion is in certainly agreement with ours.There is very little agreement between the employees and the management concerning this matter.
synonyms:
accord, concord, concordance, concurrence, congruence, harmony
antonyms:
altercation, conflict, contention, contradiction, dispute, dissent, variance
similar words:
amity, concert, sympathy, tune, unison, unity
definition 4: a legally binding contract, compact, or covenant, or the document that represents it.
Don't sign the agreement until you've read it thoroughly.The rental agreement states that the car must be returned by five p.m.
synonyms:
compact, contract, covenant
similar words:
accord, alliance, concord, obligation, pact, settlement, treaty
definition 5: in grammar, correspondence between the number, person, or grammatical gender of two syntactically connected words, esp.that of subject and verb or adjective and noun.
In Spanish, there is agreement between nouns and adjectives with respect to gender and number.
similar words:
correspondence
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