1 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" [syn: match, fit, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree] [ant: disagree]
2 be equivalent or parallel, in mathematics [syn: equate]
3 exchange messages; "My Russian pen pal and I have been corresponding for several years"
4 take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to; "Because of the sound changes in the course of history, an 'h' in Greek stands for an 's' in Latin" [syn: represent, stand for]
To be equivalent or similar in character, quantity, quality, origin, structure, function etc
To exchange messages, especially by postal letter, over a period of time
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