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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Agreement \A*gree"ment\, noun [Cf. F. agr['e]ment.]

1. State of agreeing; harmony of opinion, statement, action, or character; concurrence; concord; conformity; as, a good agreement subsists among the members of the council.

What agreement hath the temple of God with idols ? --2 Cor. vi. 16.

Expansion and duration have this further agreement. --Locke.

2. (Gram.) Concord or correspondence of one word with another in gender, number, case, or person.

3. (Law) (a) A concurrence in an engagement that something shall be done or omitted; an exchange of promises; mutual understanding, arrangement, or stipulation; a contract. (b) The language, oral or written, embodying reciprocal promises. --Abbott. Brande & C.

Syn: Bargain; contract; compact; stipulation.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

agreement

noun

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: {agreement}, {understanding}]

2: compatibility of observations; "there was no agreement between theory and measurement"; "the results of two tests were in correspondence" [syn: {agreement}, {correspondence}]

3: harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters; "the two parties were in agreement" [syn: {agreement}, {accord}] [ant: {disagreement}, {dissension}, {dissonance}]

4: the thing arranged or agreed to; "they made arrangements to meet in Chicago" [syn: {agreement}, {arrangement}]

5: the determination of grammatical inflection on the basis of word relations [syn: {agreement}, {concord}]

6: the verbal act of agreeing [ant: {disagreement}]


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