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accord

[ uh-kawrd ]
/ əˈkɔrd /
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verb (used without object)

to be in agreement or harmony; agree.

verb (used with object)

noun

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Idioms for accord

    of one's own accord, without being asked or told; voluntarily: We did the extra work of our own accord.

Origin of accord

1100–50; Middle English ac(c)corden,late Old English acordan<Old French acorder<Vulgar Latin *accordāre, equivalent to Latin ac-ac- + cord- heart, mind; see cordial, heart
1. See correspond.
accord , afford
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British Dictionary definitions for accord

accord
/ (əˈkɔːd) /

noun

verb

to be or cause to be in harmony or agreement
(tr) to grant; bestow
accordable, adjectiveaccorder, noun
C12: via Old French from Latin ad- to + cord-, stem of cor heart
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Idioms and Phrases with accord

accord

see of one's own accord.

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