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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 jibe /ˈʤaɪb/
 (vi.)嘲笑,一致(vt.)嘲笑嘲笑

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Jibe v. t. [imp. & p. p. Jibed p. pr. & vb. n. Jibing ]  Naut. To shift, as the boom of a fore-and-aft sail, from one side of a vessel to the other when the wind is aft or on the quarter. See Gybe.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Jibe, v. i.
 1. Naut. To change a ship's course so as to cause a shifting of the boom. See Jibe, v. t., and Gybe.
 2. To agree; to harmonize. [Colloq.]
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gybe, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Gybed p. pr.  & vb. n. Gybing.]  Naut. To shift from one side of a vessel to the other; -- said of the boom of a fore-and-aft sail when the vessel is steered off the wind until the sail fills on the opposite side. [Also jibe.]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 jibe
      n : an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and
          intended to have a telling effect; "his parting shot was
          `drop dead'"; "she threw shafts of sarcasm"; "she takes a
          dig at me every chance she gets" [syn: shot, shaft, slam,
           dig, barb, gibe]
      v 1: be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their
           characteristics; "The two stories don't agree in many
           details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on
           the check"; "The suspect's fingerprints don't match
           those on the gun" [syn: match, fit, correspond, check,
            gibe, tally, agree] [ant: disagree]
      2: shift from one side of the ship to the other; "The sail
         jibbed wildly" [syn: gybe, jib, change course]