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Roget category 23

1. Words expressing abstract relations
1.2. Relation
›› 1.2.4. General relation

#23. Agreement


agreementaccord, accordanceunison, harmonyconcord etc. 714concordance, concertunderstanding, mutual understanding.
conformity etc. 82conformanceuniformity etc. 16consonance, consentaneousness, consistencycongruity, congruencekeepingcongenialitycorrespondence, parallelism, apposition, union.
fitness, aptness etc. adj. — relevancypertinence, pertinencey sortancecase in pointaptitude, coaptation, propriety, applicability, admissibility, commensurability, compatibilitycognation etc. (relation) 9.
adaption, adjustment, graduation, accommodationreconciliation, reconcilementassimilation.
consent etc. (assent) 488concurrence etc. 178cooperation etc. 709.
right man in the right place, very thingquite the thing, just the thing.


be accordant etc. adj. — agree, accord, harmonizecorrespond, tally, respondmeet, suit, fit, befit, do, adapt itself tofall in with, chime in with, square with, quadrate with, consort with, comport withdovetail, assimilatefit like a glove, fit to a tittle, fit to a Tmatch etc. 17become onehomologate.
consent etc. (assent) 488.
render accordant etc. adj. — fit, suit, adapt, accommodategraduateadjust etc. (render equal) 27dress, regulate, readjustaccord, harmonize, reconcilefadge, dovetail, square.


agreeing, suiting etc. v. — in accord, accordant, concordant, consonant, congruous, consentaneous, correspondent, congenialcoherentbecomingharmonious reconcilable, conformablein accordance with, in harmony with, in keeping with, in unison with, etc. n. — at one with, of one mind, of a piece [Fr.]consistent, compatible, proportionatecommensurateon all fours.
apt, apposite, pertinent, patto the point, to the purposehappy, felicitous, germane, ad rem [Lat.], in point, on point, directly on point, bearing upon, applicable, relevant, admissible.
fit adapted, in loco, a propos [Fr.], appropriate, seasonable, sortable, suitable, idoneous, deftmeet etc. (expedient) 646.
at home, in one's proper element.


a propos of [Fr.]pertinently etc. adj..


rem acu tetigisti [Lat.]if the shoe fits, wear itthe cap fitsauxilia humilia firma consensus facit [Lat.] [Syrus]; discers concordia [Lat.] [Ovid].

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