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jibe 1

also gybe  (jīb)Nautical
v. jibed, jib·ing, jibes also gybed or gyb·ing or gybes
v.intr.
To shift a fore-and-aft sail from one side of a vessel to the other while sailing before the wind so as to sail on the opposite tack.
v.tr.
To cause (a sail) to jibe.
n.
The act of jibing.

[Alteration (perhaps influenced by jib) of gybe, from obsolete Dutch gijben.]

jibe 2

 (jīb)
intr.v. jibed, jib·ing, jibes
To be in accord; agree: Your figures jibe with mine. See Usage Note at jive.

[Origin unknown.]

jibe 3

 (jīb)
v. & n.
Variant of gibe.

jibe

(dʒaɪb) ,

jib

or

jibb

vb, n
(Nautical Terms) nautical variants of gybe

jibe

(dʒaɪb)
vb
a variant spelling of gibe1
ˈjiber n
ˈjibingly adv

jibe

(dʒaɪb)
vb
(intr) informal to agree; accord; harmonize
[C19: of unknown origin]

jibe1

(dʒaɪb)

also jib



v. jibed, jib•ing,
n. 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.
3. to cause to jibe.
n.
4. the act of jibing.
[1685–95; variant of gybe, appar. alter. of < Dutch gijben, (now more commonly gijpen)]

jibe2

(dʒaɪb)

v.i., v.t. jibed, jib•ing,
n.

jibe3

(dʒaɪb)

v.i. jibed, jib•ing.
to be in harmony or accord; agree; correspond.
[1805–15, Amer.; orig. uncertain]

jibe

- Meaning "be compatible, consistent," it may come from the earlier jibe, "to shift a sail from side to side while sailing in the wind."
See also related terms for sailing.

jibe


Past participle: jibed
Gerund: jibing

Imperative
jibe
jibe
Present
I jibe
you jibe
he/she/it jibes
we jibe
you jibe
they jibe
Preterite
I jibed
you jibed
he/she/it jibed
we jibed
you jibed
they jibed
Present Continuous
I am jibing
you are jibing
he/she/it is jibing
we are jibing
you are jibing
they are jibing
Present Perfect
I have jibed
you have jibed
he/she/it has jibed
we have jibed
you have jibed
they have jibed
Past Continuous
I was jibing
you were jibing
he/she/it was jibing
we were jibing
you were jibing
they were jibing
Past Perfect
I had jibed
you had jibed
he/she/it had jibed
we had jibed
you had jibed
they had jibed
Future
I will jibe
you will jibe
he/she/it will jibe
we will jibe
you will jibe
they will jibe
Future Perfect
I will have jibed
you will have jibed
he/she/it will have jibed
we will have jibed
you will have jibed
they will have jibed
Future Continuous
I will be jibing
you will be jibing
he/she/it will be jibing
we will be jibing
you will be jibing
they will be jibing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been jibing
you have been jibing
he/she/it has been jibing
we have been jibing
you have been jibing
they have been jibing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been jibing
you will have been jibing
he/she/it will have been jibing
we will have been jibing
you will have been jibing
they will have been jibing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been jibing
you had been jibing
he/she/it had been jibing
we had been jibing
you had been jibing
they had been jibing
Conditional
I would jibe
you would jibe
he/she/it would jibe
we would jibe
you would jibe
they would jibe
Past Conditional
I would have jibed
you would have jibed
he/she/it would have jibed
we would have jibed
you would have jibed
they would have jibed

jibe


Past participle: jibed
Gerund: jibing

Imperative
jibe
jibe
Present
I jibe
you jibe
he/she/it jibes
we jibe
you jibe
they jibe
Preterite
I jibed
you jibed
he/she/it jibed
we jibed
you jibed
they jibed
Present Continuous
I am jibing
you are jibing
he/she/it is jibing
we are jibing
you are jibing
they are jibing
Present Perfect
I have jibed
you have jibed
he/she/it has jibed
we have jibed
you have jibed
they have jibed
Past Continuous
I was jibing
you were jibing
he/she/it was jibing
we were jibing
you were jibing
they were jibing
Past Perfect
I had jibed
you had jibed
he/she/it had jibed
we had jibed
you had jibed
they had jibed
Future
I will jibe
you will jibe
he/she/it will jibe
we will jibe
you will jibe
they will jibe
Future Perfect
I will have jibed
you will have jibed
he/she/it will have jibed
we will have jibed
you will have jibed
they will have jibed
Future Continuous
I will be jibing
you will be jibing
he/she/it will be jibing
we will be jibing
you will be jibing
they will be jibing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been jibing
you have been jibing
he/she/it has been jibing
we have been jibing
you have been jibing
they have been jibing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been jibing
you will have been jibing
he/she/it will have been jibing
we will have been jibing
you will have been jibing
they will have been jibing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been jibing
you had been jibing
he/she/it had been jibing
we had been jibing
you had been jibing
they had been jibing
Conditional
I would jibe
you would jibe
he/she/it would jibe
we would jibe
you would jibe
they would jibe
Past Conditional
I would have jibed
you would have jibed
he/she/it would have jibed
we would have jibed
you would have jibed
they would have jibed

jibe


Past participle: jibed
Gerund: jibing

Imperative
jibe
jibe
Present
I jibe
you jibe
he/she/it jibes
we jibe
you jibe
they jibe
Preterite
I jibed
you jibed
he/she/it jibed
we jibed
you jibed
they jibed
Present Continuous
I am jibing
you are jibing
he/she/it is jibing
we are jibing
you are jibing
they are jibing
Present Perfect
I have jibed
you have jibed
he/she/it has jibed
we have jibed
you have jibed
they have jibed
Past Continuous
I was jibing
you were jibing
he/she/it was jibing
we were jibing
you were jibing
they were jibing
Past Perfect
I had jibed
you had jibed
he/she/it had jibed
we had jibed
you had jibed
they had jibed
Future
I will jibe
you will jibe
he/she/it will jibe
we will jibe
you will jibe
they will jibe
Future Perfect
I will have jibed
you will have jibed
he/she/it will have jibed
we will have jibed
you will have jibed
they will have jibed
Future Continuous
I will be jibing
you will be jibing
he/she/it will be jibing
we will be jibing
you will be jibing
they will be jibing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been jibing
you have been jibing
he/she/it has been jibing
we have been jibing
you have been jibing
they have been jibing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been jibing
you will have been jibing
he/she/it will have been jibing
we will have been jibing
you will have been jibing
they will have been jibing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been jibing
you had been jibing
he/she/it had been jibing
we had been jibing
you had been jibing
they had been jibing
Conditional
I would jibe
you would jibe
he/she/it would jibe
we would jibe
you would jibe
they would jibe
Past Conditional
I would have jibed
you would have jibed
he/she/it would have jibed
we would have jibed
you would have jibed
they would have jibed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jibe - an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effectjibe - 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"
comment, remark, input - a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information; "from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account"
cheap shot - an unnecessarily aggressive and unfair remark directed at a defenseless person
Verb1.jibe - 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"
consist - be consistent in form, tenor, or character; be congruous; "Desires are to be satisfied only so far as consists with an approved end"
check out, check - be verified or confirmed; pass inspection; "These stories don't check!"
look - accord in appearance with; "You don't look your age!"
answer - match or correspond; "The drawing of the suspect answers to the description the victim gave"
coincide - be the same; "our views on this matter coincided"
align - be or come into adjustment with
correlate - to bear a reciprocal or mutual relation; "Do these facts correlate?"
parallel - be parallel to; "Their roles are paralleled by ours"
twin, duplicate, parallel - duplicate or match; "The polished surface twinned his face and chest in reverse"
square - be compatible with; "one idea squares with another"
bear out, underpin, corroborate, support - support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm; "The stories and claims were born out by the evidence"
equal, be - be identical or equivalent to; "One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!"
resemble - appear like; be similar or bear a likeness to; "She resembles her mother very much"; "This paper resembles my own work"
conform to, fit, meet - satisfy a condition or restriction; "Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?"
homologize - be homologous; "A person's arms homologize with a quadruped's forelimbs"
befit, beseem, suit - accord or comport with; "This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!"
accord, concord, fit in, harmonise, harmonize, consort, agree - go together; "The colors don't harmonize"; "Their ideas concorded"
pattern - form a pattern; "These sentences pattern like the ones we studied before"
adhere - be compatible or in accordance with; "You must adhere to the rules"
rime, rhyme - be similar in sound, especially with respect to the last syllable; "hat and cat rhyme"
2.jibe - shift from one side of the ship to the other; "The sail jibbed wildly"
sail - travel on water propelled by wind; "I love sailing, especially on the open sea"; "the ship sails on"

jibe

gibe
noun
1. jeer, sneer, dig (informal), crack, taunt, snide remark a cruel jibe about her weight
verb
1. jeer, mock, sneer, taunt 'What's the matter, can't you read?' she jibed.

jibe 1

verb
Informal. To be compatible or in correspondence:
Archaic: quadrate.
Translations
posměchposmívat se
spydighed
halsenschiften
csúfolódásgúnyolódás
hæîahæînisorî
pašiepti
izsmieklsizsmietzobgalībazoboties
posmech
hakarethakaret etmekküçültücü söz

jibe

[ˈdʒaɪb] n (= mocking remark) → sarcasme m

jibe,

gibe

(dʒaib) noun
a cruel or unkind remark or taunt. cruel jibes.
verb
(with at) to make fun (of) unkindly.
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We went round Great Britain and the islands without a tack, only gybes.
As the wind strength increased, the course for the third race was changed to a figure of eight with no gybes.
Thompson made quite a few gybes so far to keep heading for the mark.
A few gybes later I was removed from the helm as the novice sailors gave it a crack and I took care of the trim.
They and MAPFRE also suffered Chinese gybes last week.
Team SCA, Dongfeng Race Team and Mapfre all did Chinese gybes from Monday to Tuesday, but the three crews escaped injury despite the boats crashing over in a massive seastate and 40 knots of wind (75 kilometres an hour).