[kon-kawr-dnt, kuh n-]


agreeing; harmonious.

Origin of concordant

1475–85; < Anglo-French, Middle French concordant. See concord, -ant
Related formscon·cord·ant·ly, adverbnon·con·cord·ant, adverbnon·con·cord·ant·ly, adverbun·con·cord·ant, adjectiveun·con·cord·ant·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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being in agreement: harmonious
Derived Formsconcordantly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for concordant

late 15c. of persons, 1510s of things, 1550s of music, from French concordant, from Latin concordantem, present participle of concordare (see concord). Related: Concordantly.

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