1 the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises; "they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business"; "there was an understanding between management and the workers" [syn: understanding]
2 compatibility of observations; "there was no agreement between theory and measurement"; "the results of two tests were in correspondence" [syn: correspondence]
3 harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters; "the two parties were in agreement" [syn: accord] [ant: disagreement]
4 the thing arranged or agreed to; "they made arrangements to meet in Chicago" [syn: arrangement]
5 the determination of grammatical inflection on the basis of word relations [syn: concord]
6 the verbal act of agreeing [ant: disagreement]
- In the context of "countable": An understanding between individuals to follow a specific course of conduct, such as an agreement to commit a crime (a conspiracy).
- In the context of "uncountable": A state whereby two parties
share a view or opinion.
- The UK and US negotiators nearing agreement.
- In the context of "countable": An expression or indication that
an agreement has been reached.
- He nodded his agreement
- In the context of "law|countable": A legally binding contract enforceable in a court of law.
- In the context of "linguistics|uncountable": 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.
- In the context of "uncountable": The state of not contradicting
- The results of my experiment are in agreement with those of Michelson and with the law of General Relativity.
understanding between individuals
state whereby two parties share a view or opinion
expression or indication that an agreement has been reached
legally binding contract enforceable in a court of law
The state of not contradicting another one
Agreement may refer to:
- Agreement (linguistics), cross-reference between parts of a phrase
- Gentlemen's agreement, not enforceable by law
- Contract, enforceable in a court of law
- Double agreement (miscommunication), when one person 'agrees' (as in 'a pact') with another person's agreement; a confusing and rare occurrence.
agreement in Czech: Dohoda
agreement in German: Vereinbarung
agreement in Esperanto: Konsento
agreement in Slovak: Dohoda
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