Meaning of ACCORD in English

ACCORD

v. & n.

--v.

1. intr. (often foll. by with) (esp. of a thing) be in harmony; be consistent.

2 tr. a grant (permission, a request, etc.). b give (a welcome etc.).

--n.

1. agreement, consent.

2 harmony or harmonious correspondence in pitch, tone, colour, etc.

Phrases and idioms:

of one's own accord on one's own initiative; voluntarily. with one accord unanimously; in a united way.

Etymology: ME f. OF acord, acorder f. L cor cordis heart

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.