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Definition of Accord

Accord

  1. Agreement or concurrence of opinion, will, or action; harmony of mind; consent; assent.
  2. Harmony of sounds; agreement in pitch and tone; concord; as, the accord of tones.
  3. Agreement, harmony, or just correspondence of things; as, the accord of light and shade in painting.
  4. Voluntary or spontaneous motion or impulse to act; -- preceded by own; as, of one's own accord.
  5. An agreement between parties in controversy, by which satisfaction for an injury is stipulated, and which, when executed, bars a suit.
  6. To make to agree or correspond; to suit one thing to another; to adjust; -- followed by to.
  7. To bring to an agreement, as persons; to reconcile; to settle, adjust, harmonize, or compose, as things; as, to accord suits or controversies.
  8. To grant as suitable or proper; to concede; to award; as, to accord to one due praise.
  9. To agree; to correspond; to be in harmony; -- followed by with, formerly also by to; as, his disposition accords with his looks.
  10. To agree in pitch and tone.

Accord Quotations

If I decide to be an idiot, then I'll be an idiot on my own accord.
Johann Sebastian Bach

Ordinary people seem not to realize that those who really apply themselves in the right way to philosophy are directly and of their own accord preparing themselves for dying and death.
Socrates

Global warming is a fact. Now it's up to liberals to make it a reality. Hence there is crucial importance in preventing powerful, greedy free market forces from getting in the way of worsening storms and rising sea levels. The Kyoto Accord is a good first step.
P. J. O'Rourke

To act wisely when the time for action comes, to wait patiently when it is time for repose, put man in accord with the tides. Ignorance of this law results in periods of unreasoning enthusiasm on the one hand, and depression on the other.
Helena Blavatsky

The way of the Creative works through change and transformation, so that each thing receives its true nature and destiny and comes into permanent accord with the Great Harmony: this is what furthers and what perseveres.
Alexander Pope
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Accord Translations

accord in Danish is akkord
accord in Dutch is accoord, overeenstemming
accord in Italian is accordo, accordare, unisono, concordanza
accord in Latin is placitum
accord in Norwegian is forsone, enighet, innvilge, samsvar
accord in Portuguese is acordo
accord in Spanish is concordar, asonancia, concordar, otorgar
accord in Swedish is medge, bevilja