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  6  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Accord  \Ac*cord"\,  n.  [OE.  acord,  accord,  OF  acort,  acorde  F. 
  accord,  fr  OF  acorder  F.  accorder.  See  {Accord},  v.  t.] 
  1.  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  i.  14. 
 
  2.  Harmony  of  sounds;  agreement  in  pitch  and  tone;  concord; 
  as  the  accord  of  tones. 
 
  Those  sweet  accords  are  even  the  angels'  lays.  --Sir 
  J.  Davies. 
 
  3.  Agreement,  harmony,  or  just  correspondence  of  things  as 
  the  accord  of  light  and  shade  in  painting. 
 
  4.  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.  --Lev.  xxv.  5. 
 
  Of  his  own  accord  he  went  unto  you  --2  Cor.  vii. 
  17. 
 
  5.  (Law)  An  agreement  between  parties  in  controversy,  by 
  which  satisfaction  for  an  injury  is  stipulated,  and  which 
  when  executed,  bars  a  suit.  --Blackstone. 
 
  {With  one  accord},  with  unanimity. 
 
  They  rushed  with  one  accord  into  the  theater.  --Acts 
  xix.  29. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Accord  \Ac*cord"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Accorded};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {According}.]  [OE.  acorden  accorden  OF  acorder  F. 
  accorder,  fr  LL  accordare  L.  ad  +  cor,  cordis,  heart.  Cf 
  {Concord},  {Discord},  and  see  {Heart}.] 
  1.  To  make  to  agree  or  correspond;  to  suit  one  thing  to 
  another;  to  adjust  --  followed  by  to  [R.] 
 
  Her  hands  accorded  the  lute's  music  to  the  voice. 
  --Sidney. 
 
  2.  To  bring  to  an  agreement,  as  persons;  to  reconcile;  to 
  settle,  adjust  harmonize,  or  compose,  as  things  as  to 
  accord  suits  or  controversies. 
 
  When  they  were  accorded  from  the  fray.  --Spenser. 
 
  All  which  particulars,  being  confessedly  knotty  and 
  difficult  can  never  be  accorded  but  by  a  competent 
  stock  of  critical  learning.  --South. 
 
  3.  To  grant  as  suitable  or  proper;  to  concede;  to  award;  as 
  to  accord  to  one  due  praise.  ``According  his  desire.'' 
  --Spenser. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Accord  \Ac*cord"\,  v.  i. 
  1.  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.  --Shak. 
 
  Thy  actions  to  thy  words  accord.  --Milton. 
 
  2.  To  agree  in  pitch  and  tone. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  accord 
  n  1:  harmony  of  people's  opinions  or  actions  or  characters;  "the 
  two  parties  were  in  accord"  [syn:  {agreement}]  [ant:  {disagreement}] 
  2:  concurrence  of  opinion;  "we  are  in  accord  with  your 
  proposal"  [syn:  {conformity},  {accordance}] 
  3:  a  written  agreement  between  two  states  or  sovereigns  [syn:  {treaty}, 
  {pact}] 
  4:  sympathetic  compatibility  [syn:  {rapport}] 
  v  1:  go  together;  "The  colors  don't  harmonize"  [syn:  {harmonize}, 
  {consort},  {fit  in},  {agree}] 
  2:  allow  to  have  "grant  a  privilege"  [syn:  {allot},  {grant}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Accord,  NY 
  Zip  code(s):  12404 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  ACCORD,  n.  Harmony. 
 
 




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