Accord - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈkɔːrd|  American pronunciation of the word accord
Brit.  |əˈkɔːd|  British pronunciation of the word accord

noun

- harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters (syn: agreement)
- concurrence of opinion(syn: accordance, conformity)
- a written agreement between two states or sovereigns (syn: pact, treaty)
- sympathetic compatibility

verb

- go together (syn: agree, concord, consort, harmonise, harmonize)
- allow to have (syn: allot, grant)

Examples

He was accorded certain favors because of his age.

...claims that the newspaper's quote does not accord with what he actually said...

The two sides were able to reach an accord.

...hoped to bring about a peace accord between the warring nations...

They came to an accord that profits would be shared equally.

We reached an accord with the neighbouring country about our common border.

Our information does not accord with his report.

It doesn't accord with what you said yesterday.

We accorded him a hero's welcome.

These results are in accord with earlier research.

It is important to the success of any firm that its partners should be in complete accord.

You will not be accorded any special treatment.

Every school accords high priority to the quality of teaching.

we are in accord with your proposal

In many cases the disease will clear up of its own accord.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: accord
he/she/it: accords
present participle: according
past tense: accorded
past participle: accorded
noun
singular: accord
plural: accords
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