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Word of the Day
Monday, January 18, 2010

Definitions for accord

  1. To be in agreement or harmony; agree.
  2. To cause to conform or agree; bring into harmony.
  3. To grant; bestow.

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Citations for accord
Eliza tried to accord this information with her own memories of Mother. Through the tunnel of time came fragmented images: Mother in the windowless room above Mrs. Swindell's shop; a small pot with a fragrant herb. Kate Morton, The Forgotten Garden
I had just moved to New York and was wondering if I was going to be alone for the rest of my life. Part of the problem was that, according to several reliable sources, I tended to exhaust people. David Sedaris, Me Talk Pretty One Day
Origin of accord
late Old English
Accord derives from Middle English accorden, from Old French acorder, from Medieval Latin accordāre, to bring into agreement.