Green’s Dictionary of Slang

jive v.2

[SE jibe]

to fit in, to make sense, to agree, esp. in negative uses, e.g. that don’t jive, that doesn’t make sense.

[US] ‘Whitman College Sl.’ in AS XVIII:2 Apr. 153/2: doesn’t jive. ‘Doesn’t make sense.’.
[US]C. Brown Mr Jive-Ass Nigger 185: But Jesus how can you be certain that such interpretations ever jive, at all, with the reality.
[UK]Indep. Rev. 11 Mar. 5: Identifying with the kids from the projects, getting his Thomas Browne prose to street-jive along with theirs.
[US]T. Robinson Rough Trade [ebook] Then all of a sudden, oopsie-dasie, there I was. Vulnerable as a motherfucker. And I did not fucking jive that.