from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act of agreeing.
- n. Harmony of opinion; accord.
- n. An arrangement between parties regarding a course of action; a covenant.
- n. Law A properly executed and legally binding contract.
- n. Law The writing or document embodying this contract.
- n. Grammar Correspondence in gender, number, case, or person between words.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An understanding between entities to follow a specific course of conduct.
- n. A state whereby several parties share a view or opinion; the state of not contradicting one another.
- n. A legally binding contract enforceable in a court of law.
- n. 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.
- n. An agreeable quality.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. State of agreeing; harmony of opinion, statement, action, or character; concurrence; concord; conformity.
- n. Concord or correspondence of one word with another in gender, number, case, or person.
- n. A concurrence in an engagement that something shall be done or omitted; an exchange of promises; mutual understanding, arrangement, or stipulation; a contract.
- n. The language, oral or written, embodying reciprocal promises.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of agreeing or of being in accord.
- n. Union of opinions or sentiments; harmony in feeling; absence of dissension: as, a good agreement subsists among the members of the council.
- n. In grammar, correspondence of words in respect of number, gender, etc. See agree, v., I., 8. In logic, capability of being true together: said of terms.
- n. The act of coming to a mutual arrangement; a bargain, contract, covenant, or treaty: as, he made an agreement for the purchase of a house.
- n. Agreeable quality or circumstance; agreeableness: generally in the plural.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises
- n. compatibility of observations
- n. the determination of grammatical inflection on the basis of word relations
- n. the verbal act of agreeing
- n. harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters
- n. the thing arranged or agreed to
From Old French agreement, agrement. (Wiktionary)