1 harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters; "the two parties were in agreement" [syn: agreement] [ant: disagreement]
4 sympathetic compatibility [syn: rapport]
1 go together; "The colors don't harmonize"; "Their ideas concorded" [syn: harmonize, harmonise, consort, concord, fit in, agree]
EtymologyFrom acord, accord, acorden, accorden, through acort, acorde, and acorder, confer French accord and accorder, and in turn from accordare; ad + cor, cordis, heart. Confer concord, discord, and see heart.
- Rhymes with: -ɔː(r)d
- Agreement or concurrence of opinion,
will, or action; harmony of mind; consent; assent.
- A mediator of an accord and peace between them. - Bacon.
- These all continued with one accord in prayer. - Acts 1:14
- Harmony of sounds; agreement in pitch and tone; concord; as, the accord
- Those sweet accords are even the angels' lays. - Sir J. Davies.
- Agreement, harmony, or just correspondence of things; as, the accord of light and shade in painting.
- Voluntary or spontaneous motion or
impulse to act; --
preceded by own; as, of one's own accord.
- That which groweth of its own accord of thy harvest thou shalt not reap. - Leviticus xxv. 5
- Of his own accord he went unto you. - 2 Corinthians 7:17
- An agreement between parties in controversy, by which
satisfaction for an injury is stipulated, and which, when
executed, bars a suit.
- Derived phrase
- With one accord, with unanimity.
- They rushed with one accord into the theater. - Acts 19:29''
agreement or concurrence of opinion
harmony of sounds
agreement, harmony, or just correspondence
voluntary or spontaneous motion or impulse to act
- To make to agree or correspond; to suit one thing
to another; to adjust; -- followed by to.
- Her hands accorded the lute's music to the voice. - Sidney.
- To bring to an agreement, as persons; to reconcile; to settle, adjust, harmonize, or compose, as things; as, to accord suits or controversies.
- To grant as suitable or proper; to concede; to award; as, to accord to one due
- According his desire. - Spenser.
- To agree; to correspond; to be in harmony;
-- followed by with, formerly also by to; as, his disposition
accords with his looks.
- My heart accordeth with my tongue. - Shakespeare, 2 Henry VI, III-i
- Thy actions to thy words accord. - Milton, Paradise regained
- To agree in pitch and tone.
transitive: to accord
- Spanish: acordar
transitive: to bring to an agreement
transitive: to grant
- /a.kɔʁ/, /a.kOR/
- Arab-Israeli conflict
- Geneva Accord (2003), an extra-governmental peace proposal in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
- Sierra Leone Civil War
- Nkomati Accord (1984) between Mozambique and South Africa
- Bicesse Accords (1991) in the Angolan civil war
- Dakar Accord (2006) between Chad and Sudan
- Waziristan accord (2006) between the government of Pakistan and tribals resident in the Waziristan area
International economics agreements
Political parties and groups of parties
- Kyoto Accord, the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
- 1951 Accord in American politics
- The Accord (1980s) in Australian industrial relations
- Meech Lake Accord (1987) in Canadian constitutional development
- Charlottetown Accord (1992) in Canadian constitutional development
- Nouméa Accord (1998) in New Caledonian politics
International accreditation agreements
accord in German: Accord
accord in French: Accord
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