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Overview of noun jibe

The noun jibe has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) shot, shaft, slam, dig, barb, jibe, gibe

(an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect; "his parting shot was `drop dead'"; "she threw shafts of sarcasm"; "she takes a dig at me every chance she gets")


Overview of verb jibe

The verb jibe has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree

(be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics; "The two stories don't agree in many details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"; "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun")

2. jibe, gybe, jib, change course

(shift from one side of the ship to the other; "The sail jibbed wildly")

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