Definition of Agreement in English :

Define Agreement in English

Agreement meaning in English

Meaning of Agreement in English

Pronunciation of Agreement in English

Agreement pronunciation in English

Pronounce Agreement in English


see synonyms of agreement


1. agreement, understanding

the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises

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

2. agreement, correspondence

compatibility of observations

Example Sentences:
'there was no agreement between theory and measurement'
'the results of two tests were in correspondence'

3. accord, agreement

harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters

Example Sentences:
'the two parties were in agreement'

4. agreement, arrangement

the thing arranged or agreed to

Example Sentences:
'they made arrangements to meet in Chicago'

5. agreement, concord

the determination of grammatical inflection on the basis of word relations

6. agreement

the verbal act of agreeing

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of agreement
the act of agreeing
a settlement, esp one that is legally enforceable; covenant; treaty
a contract or document containing such a settlement
the state of being of the same opinion; concord; harmony
the state of being similar or consistent; correspondence; conformity
6. Also called: concord grammar
the determination of the inflectional form of one word by some grammatical feature, such as number or gender, of another word, esp one in the same sentence
7.  collective agreement, national agreement

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see synonyms of agreement
the act or fact of agreeing, or of being in harmony or accord
an understanding or arrangement between two or more people, countries, etc.
a contract
4.  Grammar
correspondence, as between subject and verb, in number, person, etc.

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of agreement
a. The act of agreeing: When did the agreement take place?
b. Harmony of opinion; accord: Since we are all in agreement, let's proceed.
2. An arrangement between parties, usually resulting from a discussion, regarding a course of action.
3. Law
a. A properly executed and legally binding contract.
b. The writing or document embodying this contract.
4. Grammar Correspondence in gender, number, case, or person between words.

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