Accord

Noun

  • Agreement or concurrence of opinion, will, or action.
  • (law) An agreement between parties in controversy, by which satisfaction for an injury is stipulated, and which, when executed, prevents a lawsuit.
  • Voluntary or spontaneous impulse to act.

    "Nobody told me to do it. I did it of my own accord."

  • Agreement or harmony of things in general.

    "the accord of light and shade in painting"

  • (obsolete) Assent
  • A harmony in sound, pitch and tone; concord.
  • (international law) An international agreement.

    "The Geneva Accord of 1954 ended the French-Indochinese War."

Verb

  • (intransitive) To agree or correspond; to be in harmony.
  • (intransitive, obsolete) To give consent.
  • (transitive) To bring (people) to an agreement; to reconcile, settle, adjust or harmonize.
  • (transitive, dated, law) To grant as suitable or proper; to concede or award.
  • (transitive) To make to agree or correspond; to suit one thing to another; to adjust.
  • (intransitive) To agree in pitch and tone.
  • (intransitive, archaic) To arrive at an agreement.

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