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concordance


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Concordance  \Con*cord"ance\,  n.  [F.,  fr  LL  concordantia.] 
  1.  Agreement;  accordance. 
 
  Contrasts,  and  yet  concordances.  --Carlyle. 
 
  2.  (Gram.)  Concord;  agreement.  [Obs.]  --Aschlam. 
 
  3.  An  alphabetical  verbal  index  showing  the  places  in  the 
  text  of  a  book  where  each  principal  word  may  be  found 
  with  its  immediate  context  in  each  place 
 
  His  knowledge  of  the  Bible  was  such  that  he  might 
  have  been  called  a  living  concordance.  --Macaulay. 
 
  4.  A  topical  index  or  orderly  analysis  of  the  contents  of  a 
  book. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  concordance 
  n  1:  a  harmonious  state;  congruity  of  parts  with  one  another  and 
  with  the  whole  [syn:  {harmony},  {concord}] 
  2:  an  index  of  all  main  words  in  a  book  along  with  their 
  immediate  contexts 




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