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Agreement - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Agreement' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Agreement [ n.]
- State of agreeing; harmony of opinion, statement, action, or character; concurrence; concord; conformity; as, a good agreement subsists among the members of the council.
- Concord or correspondence of one word with another in gender, number, case, or person.
- A concurrence in an engagement that something shall be done or omitted; an exchange of promises; mutual understanding, arrangement, or stipulation; a contract.
- The language, oral or written, embodying reciprocal promises.

Meaning of 'Agreement' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . agreement [ n]
Meaning (1):
- compatibility of observations
Example in sentence:
  • the results of two tests were in correspondence;
  • there was no agreement between theory and measurement
Meaning (2):
- harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters
Example in sentence:
  • the two parties were in agreement
Meaning (3):
- the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises
Example in sentence:
  • there was an understanding between management and the workers;
  • they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business
Meaning (4):
- the thing arranged or agreed to
Example in sentence:
  • they made arrangements to meet in Chicago