A*gree"ment (#), n. [Cf. F. agr'ement.]


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.


The language, oral or written, embodying reciprocal promises.

Abbott. Brande & C.

Syn. -- Bargain; contract; compact; stipulation.


© Webster 1913.

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