Meaning of ACCORD in English


(~s, ~ing, ~ed)

Frequency: The word is one of the 700 most common words in English.


An ~ between countries or groups of people is a formal agreement, for example to end a war.

...a fitting way to celebrate the peace ~.

N-COUNT: usu with supp, oft n N


If you are ~ed a particular kind of treatment, people act towards you or treat you in that way. (FORMAL)

His predecessor was ~ed an equally tumultuous welcome...

The government ~ed him the rank of Colonel...

The treatment ~ed to a United Nations official was little short of insulting.

= grant

VERB: be V-ed n, V n n, V-ed, also V n to n


If one fact, idea, or condition ~s with another, they are in agreement and there is no conflict between them. (FORMAL)

Such an approach ~s with the principles of socialist ideology.

= correspond

VERB: V with n


see also ~ing to


If one person, action, or fact is in ~ with another, they are in agreement and there is no conflict between them. You can also say that two people or things are in ~. (FORMAL)

...this military action, taken in ~ with United Nations resolutions...

PHRASE: v-link PHR, PHR after v, oft PHR with n


If something happens of its own ~, it seems to happen by itself, without anyone making it happen.

In many cases the disease will clear up of its own ~.

PHRASE: PHR after v


If you do something of your own ~, you do it because you want to, without being asked or forced.

He did not quit as France’s prime minister of his own ~.

= voluntarily

PHRASE: PHR after v


If a number of people do something with one ~, they do it together or at the same time, because they agree about what should be done. (LITERARY)

With one ~ they turned and walked back over the grass.


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