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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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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.
References in classic literature ?
So the crowd was content to hide its impatience by laughing jibes passed from one section to another, and crying the colors of their favorite archers.
My schoolfellows met me with spiteful and merciless jibes because I was not like any of them.
For until now they feared my jibes and the wiles by which, or soon or late, I mated all the immortals with mortal women, making them all subject to my will.
It was not that he was exacting and querulous; on the contrary, he never complained, he asked for nothing, he was perfectly silent; but he seemed to resent the care that was taken of him; he received all inquiries about his feelings or his needs with a jibe, a sneer, or an oath.
The children of the town steal round to watch them, wondering; and brawny country wenches, laughing, draw near to bandy ale- house jest and jibe with the swaggering troopers, so unlike the village swains, who, now despised, stand apart behind, with vacant grins upon their broad, peering faces.
Crookes and Wallace ranged up on the opposing side, while Sir Oliver Lodge attempted to formulate a compromise that would jibe with his particular cosmic theories.
We were lying head to north-west, and it was his intention to jibe over all with the first puff.
Might I suggest that if she finds it somewhat distasteful that politicians should engage in political jibes against their opponents then she should well steer clear of the weekly Parliamentary Punch and Judy Show known as Prime Minister's Question Time where they make me look like a mere beginner
Nancy: I'm suing over cruel jibes FURIOUS Strictly reject Nancy Dell'Olio says she will sue the BBC over judges' jibes about her, claiming they "crossed the line between entertaining and unkind".
Jibes about class are surely acts of desperation, signs that there is no better criticism to hurl at an opponent.
She makes jibes at me constantly and it really upsets me that she uses the kids to do it.
lt;p>Reller's statement jibes with Microsoft's recent profits for Windows, which, while down, remain huge.