verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of accord
Can be confusedaccord afford
British Dictionary definitions for of one's own accord
Derived Formsaccordable, adjectiveaccorder, noun
Word Origin for accord
Idioms and Phrases with of one's own accord (1 of 2)
of one's own accord
Also, of one's own free will. Voluntarily, without prompting or coercion, as in The entire audience rose of their own accord, or No, I'm climbing this mountain of my own free will. The first term dates from about 1450, the variant from about 1600.
Idioms and Phrases with of one's own accord (2 of 2)
see of one's own accord.