HyperDic: agreement

English > 6 senses of the word agreement:
NOUNcommunicationagreement, understandingthe statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises
attributeagreement, correspondencecompatibility of observations
stateagreement, accordharmony of people's opinions or actions or characters
cognitionagreement, arrangementthe thing arranged or agreed to
relationagreement, concordthe determination of grammatical inflection on the basis of word relations
communicationagreementthe verbal / verbal / verbal act of agreeing / agreeing / agreeing
agreement > pronunciation
Soundsahgriy'mahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > agreement: 6 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises.
Example"they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business"
Synonymunderstanding
Partscondition, strings, term(usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement
Narrowerbargain, dealAn agreement between parties / parties / parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each
conspiracy, confederacyA secret agreement between two or more people to perform an unlawful / unlawful act
covenant(Bible) an agreement between God and his people in which God makes certain promises and requires certain behavior from them in return
entente, entente cordialeA friendly understanding between political powers
fair-trade agreementAn agreement (illegal in the United States) between the manufacturer / manufacturer of a trademarked item of merchandise and its retail distributors / distributors to sell the item at a price at or above the price set by the manufacturer / manufacturer
gentlemen's agreementA personal agreement based on honor and not legally binding
oral contractAn 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
reservationThe written record or promise of an arrangement by which accommodations are secured in advance
sale, sales agreementAn 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)
settlementA conclusive resolution of a matter and disposition of it
severance agreementAn agreement on the terms on which an employee will leave
submissionAn agreement between parties in a dispute to abide by the decision of an arbiter
suicide pactAn agreement by two or more people to commit suicide together at a given place and time
unilateral contractA one-sided / one-sided agreement whereby you promise to do (or refrain from doing) something in return for a performance (not a promise)
working agreementAn informal agreement to work together
written agreementA legal document summarizing the agreement between parties
BroaderstatementA message that is stated or declared
Spanishacuerdo, compromiso, pacto
Catalanacord, pacte
Verbsagreeconsent or assent to a condition, or agree to do something
English > agreement: 6 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningcompatibility of observations.
Example"there was no agreement between theory and measurement"
Synonymcorrespondence
Narrowerconformity, conformancecorrespondence in form or appearance
Broadercompatibilitycapability of existing or performing in harmonious or congenial combination
Spanishacuerdo, conformidad, correspondencia
Catalanconformitat, correspondència
Verbsagreesatisfy a condition or restriction
English > agreement: 6 senses > noun 3, state
Meaningharmony of people's opinions or actions or characters.
Example"the two parties were in agreement"
Synonymaccord
Narrowercommunity, community of interestsagreement as to goals
concurrence, meeting of mindsA state of cooperation
consensusagreement in the judgment or opinion reached by a group as a whole
sense of the meetinggeneral agreement reached by an assembled group
social contractAn implicit agreement among people that results in the organization of society
unanimityEveryone being of one mind
unisoncorresponding exactly
Broaderharmony, concord, concordanceA harmonious state of things in general and of their properties (as of colors and sounds)
Oppositedisagreement, dissension, dissonanceA conflict of people's opinions or actions or characters
Spanishacuerdo, armonía, avenencia, convenio
Catalanacord, avinença, harmonia
Verbsagreeachieve harmony / harmony of opinion, feeling, or purpose
English > agreement: 6 senses > noun 4, cognition
MeaningThe thing arranged or agreed to.
Synonymarrangement
NarrowercollusionSecret agreement
prearrangementSomething arranged in advance
Broaderplanning, preparation, provisionThe cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening / happening
Spanishacuerdo
Catalanacord
English > agreement: 6 senses > noun 5, relation
MeaningThe determination of grammatical inflection on the basis of word relations.
Synonymconcord
Narrowercase agreementagreement in grammatical case between words in the same construction
gender agreementagreement in grammatical gender between words in the same construction
number agreementagreement in number between words in the same grammatical construction (e.g., between adjectives and the nouns they modify)
person agreementagreement in person between pronouns and verbs
Broadergrammatical relationA linguistic relation established by grammar
Spanishconcordancia
Verbsagreeshow grammatical agreement
English > agreement: 6 senses > noun 6, communication
MeaningThe verbal / verbal / verbal act of agreeing / agreeing / agreeing.
Narroweraccession, assentingagreeing with or consenting to (often unwillingly)
accord, conformity, accordanceconcurrence of opinion
assent, acquiescenceagreement with a statement or proposal to do something
concessionA point conceded or yielded
concurrence, concurrencyagreement of results or opinions
connivance, collusionagreement on a secret plot
harmony, concord, concordanceagreement of opinions
ratification, confirmationmaking something valid by formally ratifying or confirming it
second, secondment, endorsement, indorsementA speech seconding a motion
subscriptionagreement expressed by (or as if expressed by) signing your name
Broaderspeech actThe use of language to perform some act
OppositedisagreementThe speech act of disagreeing or arguing or disputing
Spanishacuerdo
Verbsagreebe in accord / accord
agreeconsent or assent to a condition, or agree to do something
agreeachieve harmony / harmony of opinion, feeling, or purpose

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