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ACCORD', n.The Lat. has concors, concordo.

1. Agreement harmony of minds consent or concurrence of opinions or wills.

They all continued with one accord in prayer. Acts 1:14.

2. Concert harmony of sounds the union of different sounds, which is agreeable to the ear agreement in pitch and tone as the accord of notes but in this sense, it is more usual to employ concord or chord.
3. Agreement just correspondence of things as the accord of light and shade in painting.
4. Will voluntary or spontaneous motion used of the will of persons, or the natural motion of other bodies, and preceded by own.

Being more forward of his own accord. 2 Corinthians 8:17 .

That which groweth of its own accord thou shall not reap. Leviticus 25:5 .

5. Adjustment of a difference reconciliation.

The mediator of an accord.

6. In law, an agreement between parties in controversy, by which satisfaction for an injury is stipulated, and which, when executed, bars a suit.
7. Permission, leave.


1. To make to agree, or correspond to adjust one thing to another.

Her hands accorded the lute's music to the voice.

2. To being to an agreement to settle, adjust or compose as to accord suits or controversies.

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