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Accord meaning

accord - 10 dictionary results

  1. 1. Agreement or concurrence of opinion, will, or action; harmony of mind; consent; assent.
  2. 2. Harmony of sounds; agreement in pitch and tone; concord; as, the accord of tones.
  3. 3. Agreement, harmony, or just correspondence of things; as, the accord of light and shade in painting.
  4. 4. An agreement between parties in controversy, by which satisfaction for an injury is stipulated, and which, when executed, bars a suit.
  5. 5. To bring to an agreement, as persons; to reconcile; to settle, adjust, harmonize, or compose, as things; as, to accord suits or controversies.
  6. 6. To grant as suitable or proper; to concede; to award; as, to accord to one due praise.
  7. 7. To agree in pitch and tone.
  8. 8. Voluntary or spontaneous motion or impulse to act; - preceded by own; as, of one's own accord.
  9. 9. To make to agree or correspond; to suit one thing to another; to adjust; - followed by to.
  10. 10. To agree; to correspond; to be in harmony; - followed by with, formerly also by to; as, his disposition accords with his looks.

accord - examples of usage

  1. He was utterly out of accord with the times. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
  2. But it'll come there sure enough of its own accord. - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
  3. Of his own accord Dale had gone back to the window. - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
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