Textual thesaurus for "jibe"

(noun) dig, slam, shaft, shot, barb, gibe

an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect

his parting shot was `drop dead'; she threw shafts of sarcasm; she takes a dig at me every chance she gets

(verb) change course, gybe, jib

shift from one side of the ship to the other

The sail jibbed wildly

(verb) correspond, tally, match, fit, gibe, agree, check

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