Definition Of accord


(of a concept or fact) be harmonious or consistent with.

This fact accords with results of previous studies, but given the scant data and the magnitude of the values, no conclusions can be drawn.

an official agreement or treaty.

Months after his visit in 1996, peace accords were signed.

give or grant someone (power, status, or recognition).

the powers accorded to the head of state

Example Of accord

  • a peace accord

  • And yet, it is quite significant that the representatives of differing groups and interests have reached accord by mutual compromise.

  • Booklet photos show the couple in playful mood, and there is this wonderful sense of conviviality in their playing that denotes two musical minds in one accord .

  • But social accord will not exist if, as a result of reform, people's spending increases by more than half while their wages go up only a quarter.

  • Cheng said the government and the public were in accord on preservation of heritage sites.

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