Meaning of ACCORD in English



Pronunciation: ə - ' ko ̇ rd

Function: verb

Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French acorder, from Vulgar Latin *accordare, from Latin ad- + cord-, cor heart ― more at HEART

Date: 12th century

transitive verb

1 : to bring into agreement : RECONCILE

2 : to grant or give especially as appropriate, due, or earned

intransitive verb

1 archaic : to arrive at an agreement

2 obsolete : to give consent

3 : to be consistent or in harmony : AGREE ― usually used with with <a theory that accord s with the known facts>

synonyms see GRANT

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.