agreement agreement  /ə ˈɡri mənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises
  2. (n) compatibility of observations
  3. (n) harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters
  4. (n) the thing arranged or agreed to
  5. (n) the determination of grammatical inflection on the basis of word relations
  6. (n) the verbal act of agreeing

Usage(s):

  1. There are reports this afternoon that an agreement has been reached to bailout the auto industry.
  2. An agreement to end Lebanon's 18-month-old political crisis is not the one Israel and the US were looking for.
  3. Parliamentary approval of the status of forces agreement is accompanied by warnings to al-Maliki over his appetite for power.

News

  1. Plea agreement developed in murder case; Eldred has yet to enter plea

    While it appears a plea agreement has been written in a murder case against Coudersport resident Greg Eldred, Eldred has yet to enter a plea in Potter County Court.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Bradford Era

  2. Community host agreement between Raynham Park, selectmen available for public viewing on town website

    The complete text of the community host agreement reached between Raynham Park and the Raynham Board of Selectmen is now available for the public.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Taunton Gazette

  3. Agreement Brings Nylon 6,6 Engineering Polymers to New Markets in 2014

    Through the company’s global effort to increase the availability of nylon 6,6 engineering polymers, INVISTA signed an exclusive, long-term agreement with Petrochemical Conversion Company Ltd.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "I don't make this decision based on any difference in policy with General McChrystal, as we are in full agreement on strategy," Obama said today in announcing his acceptance of McChrystal's resignation.
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: New Yorker (blog)

  2. "Not only is the compensation fund that was created yesterday at the White House in an agreement reached between BP and President Obama not a slush fund and not a shakedown, rather it was the government of the United States worked to protect the...
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Joe Barton Source: Washington Post (blog)

  3. "After considerable outreach to Golden Globe actor nominees and their representatives over the past several weeks, there appears to be unanimous agreement that these actors will not cross WGA [Writers Guild of America] picket lines to appear at the...
    on Jan 5, 2008 By: Alan Rosenberg Source: Sydney Morning Herald

Word of the Day
pivotal pivotal
/ˈpɪ və təl /