Meaning of ACCORD in English
/ əˈkɔːd; NAmE əˈkɔːrd/ noun , verb
a formal agreement between two organizations, countries, etc. :
The two sides signed a peace accord last July.
- in accord (with sth/sb)
- of your own accord
- with one accord
■ verb ( formal )
accord sth to sb/sth | accord sb/sth sth to give sb/sth authority, status or a particular type of treatment :
[ vn , vnn ]
Our society accords great importance to the family.
Our society accords the family great importance.
[ v ] accord (with sth) to agree with or match sth :
These results accord closely with our predictions.
Old English , from Old French acorder reconcile, be of one mind, from Latin ad- to + cor , cord- heart; influenced by concord .
Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне. 2005