English - Pronunciation
- IPA(key): /əˈɡɹiːmənt/
English - Noun
- (countable) An understanding between entities to follow a specific course of conduct.
- (uncountable) A state whereby several parties share a view or opinion; the state of not contradicting one another.
- (uncountable, law) A legally binding contract enforceable in a court of law.
(uncountable, linguistics) 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.
- Having clarified what we mean by ‘Personʼ and ‘Numberʼ, we can now return to our earlier observation that a finite I is inflected not only for Tense, but also for Agreement. More particularly, I inflects for Person and Number, and must ‘agreeʼ with its Subject, in the sense that the Person/Number features of I must match those of the Subject.
- (obsolete, chiefly in the plural) An agreeable quality.
- (An understanding to follow a course of conduct): concord, convention, covenant, meeting of the minds, pact, treaty
- (A state whereby several parties share a view or opinion): congeniality, concurrence, harmony, accord
- (A legally binding contract): settlement
- (grammar, linguistics): concord
- (An agreeable quality): amenity, pleasantness, niceness
English - See Also
Italian - Etymology
Italian - Noun
- agreement (pact, accord)