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English definition of “jibe”

jibe

noun, verb  /dʒɑɪb/ us  

jibe noun, verb (INSULT)

gibe

jibe

verb [I]  /dʒɑɪb/ us  

jibe verb [I] (AGREE)

to agree with something else: Her story just doesn’t jibe with what the other witnesses say.
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