Meaning of jibe

jibe

Pronunciation: ( jīb), [key]
— v., n. jibed, jib•ing,
—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.
  1. to cause to jibe.
—n.
  1. the act of jibing.

jibe

Pronunciation: ( jīb), [key]
— n. jibed, jib•ing,
  1. gibe.

jibe

Pronunciation: ( jīb), [key]
— jibed, jib•ing.
  1. 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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