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jibe



Pronunciation: ( jīb), [key]
v., jibed, jib•ing,
n.
Naut.

v.i.
1. to shift from one side to the other when running before the wind, as a fore-and-aft sail or its boom.
2. to alter course so that a fore-and-aft sail shifts in this manner.

v.t.
to cause to jibe.

n.
the act of jibing. Also,gibe,gybe,jib,jibb.

jibe



Pronunciation: ( jīb), [key]
v.i., v.t., jibed, jib•ing,
n.

gibe1.

jibe



Pronunciation: ( jīb), [key]
v.i., jibed, jib•ing.
to be in harmony or accord; agree: The report does not quite jibe with the commissioner's observations.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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