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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
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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.