Part of speech:
To connect together (parts of a mechanism, for example) so that the individual parts affect each other in motion or operation.
To be the proper size and shape for:
(Intransitive) To yield assent; to accede;—followed by to.
To join together for a common purpose.
To be in agreement, harmony, or conformity.
To make harmonious; bring into agreement
The definition of jibe is slang for being in agreement.
To be in harmony, agreement, or accord
To be alike; correspond or agree:
To make a tenon
To break or undo the connection of; separate, detach, unplug, etc.
a mortise joint formed by interlocking tenons and mortises
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