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[kon-kawr-dnt, kuh n-]
  1. agreeing; harmonious.
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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
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Historical Examples of concordantly

  • Whosoever has not seized the whole cannot yet speak truly (much less musically, concordantly) of any part.

    Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign Sources

    James Wood

British Dictionary definitions for concordantly


  1. being in agreement: harmonious
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Derived Formsconcordantly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for concordantly



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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