- (often with preposition "with") to jibe, gel, concur, harmonize; without prep., equivalent to colloquial English "to add up; make sense"
- "I'm not sure how that shtims with 'There's actually no reason to believe that any Chassidim are atheists.'" (Reddit)
Languages of Origin
שטימען shtimen 'to fit in, be compatible with'
Who Uses This
Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
Used often in contexts of learning (talmud Torah) -- part of typical shiur terminology
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