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.
Syn: -- Bargain; contract; compact; stipulation.
n 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]