Meaning of AGREEMENT in English

əˈgrēmənt noun

( -s )

Etymology: Middle English agrement, from Middle French, from agreer to please, agree + -ment — more at agree


a. : the act of agreeing or coming to a mutual arrangement

never any solemn agreement amongst themselves — John Locke

b. : oneness of opinion, feeling, or purpose : harmonious understanding : concord

with which religious tradition … must come to some sort of agreement — W.R.Inge

c. : the state of agreeing or being in accord : harmony , correspondence

agreement between the measured ionospheric data and the indications of practical communication experience — London Calling


a. : an arrangement (as between two or more parties) as to a course of action

entered into an agreement … to assist in planting a colony — R.J.Stanley

b. : a compact entered into by two or more nations or heads of nations : covenant , treaty


a. : a contract duly executed and legally binding on the parties entering into it — see contract , meeting of the minds

b. : the written or oral phraseology embodying reciprocal promises

c. : the written instrument that is the evidence of an agreement

4. : the fact of agreeing grammatically

the agreement of the English personal pronoun with its antecedent in gender and number

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