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ac·cord

accord

 
 
pronunciation:
kord
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: agreement; harmony.
In accord with tradition, the bride wore white.
synonyms:
consistency, harmony, tune
similar words:
agreement, correspondence, symmetry, sympathy, unison
definition 2: an agreement between or among countries.
One country refused to sign the peace accord.
synonyms:
agreement, treaty
similar words:
compromise, deal, pact
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: accords, according, accorded
definition 1: to give or grant.
I would like to thank the committee that has accorded me this honor.
synonyms:
award, bestow, give, grant, present
antonyms:
withhold
similar words:
approve, endow, permit, render
definition 2: to agree or be in harmony (often followed by "with").
His story does not accord with the facts.
synonyms:
agree, conform, correspond, square
antonyms:
conflict, contrast, disagree
similar words:
abide by, assent, coincide, comply, concur, match
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The word accord contains the following parts:
ac- Latin prefix that means to, toward
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The prefix ac- occurs in Latin loanwords. It is an assimilated form of ad- used before Latin roots beginning with hard or soft "c" or "q." See ad-.
cor2, cour2, cord Latin root that means heart
synonyms:
cardi, cardio