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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Agreement  \A*gree"ment\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  agr['e]ment.] 
  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.  --Abbott.  Brande  &  C. 
 
  Syn:  Bargain;  contract;  compact;  stipulation. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  agreement 
  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  measurment";  "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  accord"  [syn:  {accord}]  [ant:  {disagreement}] 
  4:  the  thing  arranged  or  agreed  to  [syn:  {arrangement}] 
  5:  the  determination  of  grammatical  inflection  on  the  basis  of 
  word  relations  [syn:  {concord}] 
  6:  the  verbal  act  of  agreeing  [ant:  {disagreement}] 




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