from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The quality or fact of being congruous.
- n. The quality or fact of being congruent.
- n. A point of agreement.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The quality of agreeing; the quality of being suitable and appropriate.
- n. An instance or point of agreement or correspondence; a resemblance.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The state or quality of being congruous; the relation or agreement between things; fitness; harmony; correspondence; consistency.
- n. Coincidence, as that of lines or figures laid over one another.
- n. That, in an imperfectly good persons, which renders it suitable for God to bestow on him gifts of grace.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or quality of being congruous; agreement between things; harmony of relation; fitness; pertinence; consistency; appropriateness.
- n. In scholastic theology, the performance of good actions, which is supposed to render it meet and equitable that God should confer grace on those who perform them. See condignity, 2.
- n. In geometry, equality; capacity of being superposed.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the quality of agreeing; being suitable and appropriate
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