Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act of agreeing.
  • n. Harmony of opinion; accord.
  • n. An arrangement between parties regarding a course of action; a covenant.
  • n. Law A properly executed and legally binding contract.
  • n. Law The writing or document embodying this contract.
  • n. Grammar Correspondence in gender, number, case, or person between words.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An understanding between entities to follow a specific course of conduct.
  • n. A state whereby several parties share a view or opinion; the state of not contradicting one another.
  • n. A legally binding contract enforceable in a court of law.
  • n. 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.
  • n. An agreeable quality.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. State of agreeing; harmony of opinion, statement, action, or character; concurrence; concord; conformity.
  • n. Concord or correspondence of one word with another in gender, number, case, or person.
  • n.
  • n. A concurrence in an engagement that something shall be done or omitted; an exchange of promises; mutual understanding, arrangement, or stipulation; a contract.
  • n. The language, oral or written, embodying reciprocal promises.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of agreeing or of being in accord.
  • n. Union of opinions or sentiments; harmony in feeling; absence of dissension: as, a good agreement subsists among the members of the council.
  • n. In grammar, correspondence of words in respect of number, gender, etc. See agree, v., I., 8. In logic, capability of being true together: said of terms.
  • n. The act of coming to a mutual arrangement; a bargain, contract, covenant, or treaty: as, he made an agreement for the purchase of a house.
  • n. Agreeable quality or circumstance; agreeableness: generally in the plural.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises
  • n. compatibility of observations
  • n. the determination of grammatical inflection on the basis of word relations
  • n. the verbal act of agreeing
  • n. harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters
  • n. the thing arranged or agreed to

Etymologies

From Old French agreement, agrement. (Wiktionary)

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  • The act of agreeing.
    Harmony of opinion; accord.
    An arrangement between parties regarding a course of action; a covenant.

    June 19, 2010

  • AgreeMENt

    July 8, 2008