|1.||[ noun ] an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect|
|Synonyms:||shot shaft barb dig gibe slam|
"his parting shot was `drop dead'" "she threw shafts of sarcasm" "she takes a dig at me every chance she gets"
|Related terms:||remark cheap_shot jeer|
|2.||[ verb ] be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics|
|Synonyms:||match correspond fit agree gibe tally check|
"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"
|Related terms:||disagree equal resemble harmonize meet accede parallel coincide correlate corroborate befit conform_to align twin look rhyme square pattern consist overlap answer homologize harmonize check agreement match|
|3.||[ verb ] (nautical,transportation) shift from one side of the ship to the other|
|Synonyms:||jib change_course gybe|
"The sail jibbed wildly"
|Related terms:||sail jib|