HyperDic: gibe

English > 3 senses of the word gibe:
NOUNcommunicationgibe, shot, shaft, slam, dig, barb, jibean aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
VERBstativegibe, match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, tally, agreesatisfy a condition or restriction
communicationgibe, jeer, scoff, flout, barracklaugh at with contempt and derision
English > gibe: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect.
Synonymsshot, shaft, slam, dig, barb, jibe
Narrowercheap shotAn unnecessarily aggressive and unfair remark directed at a defenseless person
Broaderremark, comment, inputA statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information
Spanishburla, dicterio, escarnio, mofa, pulla, rehilete, sarcasmo
Catalanbefa, burla, dicteri, escarni, escarn, mofa, pulla, sarcasme
Verbsgibelaugh at with contempt and derision
English > gibe: 3 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaningsatisfy a condition or restriction.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Synonymsmatch, fit, correspond, check, jibe, tally, agree
NarroweradhereBe compatible or in accordance with
alignBe or come into adjustment with
answermatch or correspond
befit, suit, beseemaccord or comport with
coincideBe the same
consistBe consistent in form, tenor, or character
correlateTo bear a reciprocal or mutual relation
corroborate, underpin, bear out, supportsupport / support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm
harmonize, harmonise, consort, accord, concord, fit in, agreeGo together
homologizeBe homologous
lookaccord in appearance with
parallelBe parallel to
patternform a pattern
resembleAppear like
rhyme, rimeBe similar in sound, especially with respect to the last syllable
squareBe compatible with
twin, duplicate, parallelduplicate or match
Broaderequal, beBe identical or equivalent to
Oppositedisagree, disaccord, discordBe different from one another
Similar tocheck, check outBe verified or confirmed
harmonize, harmonise, consort, accord, concord, fit in, agreeGo together
Spanishacordar, coincidir, convenir, corresponder, igualar, pactar, parecer, ser igual a
Catalanacordar, coincidir, convenir, correspondre, pactar, parèixer, semblar, ser igual a
English > gibe: 3 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaninglaugh at with contempt and derision.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymsjeer, scoff, flout, barrack
Broadertease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally, rideharass with persistent criticism or carping
Spanishabuchear, befar, lanzar improperios contra, mofarse, rechiflar
Catalanburlar-se
Nounsgibean aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect

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