jibe

Definitions:

  • 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.
  • To cause (a sail) to jibe.
  • The act of jibing.
  • To be in accord; agree.
  • None
  • <em>Nautical</em>, to cause (a fore-and-aft sail) to swing over to the other side when the wind is aft or on the quarter.
  • <em>Nautical</em>, to change from one tack to the other without going about; shift a fore-and-aft Bail from one side to the other when the wind is aft or on the quarter.
  • To agree; be in harmony or accord; work together: as, the two plans did not seem to <em>jibe.</em>
  • A less common form of <internalXref urlencoded="jib">jib</internalXref>.
  • See <internalXref urlencoded="gibe">gibe</internalXref>.
  • To change a ship's course so as to cause a shifting of the boom. See <xref urlencoded="jibe">jibe</xref>, v. t., and <xref urlencoded="gybe">gybe</xref>.
  • To agree; to harmonize.
  • To shift, as the boom of a fore-and-aft sail, from one side of a vessel to the other when the wind is aft or on the quarter. See <xref urlencoded="gybe">gybe</xref>.
  • A <xref>facetious</xref> or <xref>insulting</xref> remark, a <xref>jeer</xref> or <xref>taunt</xref>.
  • A manoeuver in which the <xref>stern</xref> of a sailing <xref>boat</xref> or <xref>ship</xref> crosses the <xref>wind</xref>.
  • sudden sweep of the <xref>boom</xref> of a sailboat across from one side of the boat to the other.
  • To perform a jibe
  • To agree.
  • To cause to execute a jibe
  • shift from one side of the ship to the other
  • an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
  • be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics
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