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Definition of jibe verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [intransitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they jibe
    he / she / it jibes
    past simple jibed
    -ing form jibing
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  1. 1jibe (with something) (informal) to be the same as something or to match it Your statement doesn't jibe with the facts.
  2. 2= gibe
  3. 3to change direction when sailing with the wind behind you, by swinging the sail from one side of the boat to the other
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