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accordant

[uh-kawr-dnt]
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adjective
  1. agreeing; conforming; harmonious.
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Origin of accordant

1275–1325; Middle English acordant < Old French. See accord, -ant
Related formsac·cord·ant·ly, adverbnon·ac·cord·ant, adjectivenon·ac·cord·ant·ly, adverbun·ac·cord·ant, adjective
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Related Words for accordant

agreeing, conforming, congruous, harmonious

Examples from the Web for accordant

Historical Examples of accordant

  • It has been accordant with transitory Semblance; discordant with eternal Fact.

    Past and Present

    Thomas Carlyle

  • The two sections are accordant, and identical in their provisions.

  • But this would appear to be too abstract, and not so accordant with ordinary concepts.

  • Which of these views may be most accordant with truth, may admit of discussion.

  • If you visit them you will see everything is accordant with the great shrine you have left.


British Dictionary definitions for accordant

accordant

adjective
  1. (usually postpositive and foll by with) in conformity or harmony
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Derived Formsaccordantly, adverb
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