Agreement

Agreement may refer to:

  • Agreement (linguistics) or concord, cross-reference between parts of a phrase
  • Gentlemen's agreement, not enforceable by law
  • Contract, enforceable in a court of law
  • Reliability (statistics) in the sense of, for example, inter-rater agreement
  • A pact, convention, or treaty between nations, sub-national entities, organizations, corporations
  • Consensus
  • Agreement (1978) – a book of poetry by Peter Seaton

Famous quotes containing the word agreement:

    Truth cannot be defined or tested by agreement with ‘the world’; for not only do truths differ for different worlds but the nature of agreement between a world apart from it is notoriously nebulous. Rather—speaking loosely and without trying to answer either Pilate’s question or Tarski’s—a version is to be taken to be true when it offends no unyielding beliefs and none of its own precepts.
    Nelson Goodman (b. 1906)

    The methodological advice to interpret in a way that optimizes agreement should not be conceived as resting on a charitable assumption about human intelligence that might turn out to be false. If we cannot find a way to interpret the utterances and other behaviour of a creature as revealing a set of beliefs largely consistent and true by our standards, we have no reason to count that creature as rational, as having beliefs, or as saying anything.
    Donald Davidson (b. 1917)

    That which corrodes the souls of the persecuted is the monstrous inner agreement with the prevailing prejudice against them.
    Eric Hoffer (1902–1983)