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noun as in agreement, mutual understanding (often written)

verb as in give approval, grant

verb as in come to agreement

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Example Sentences

They signed an accord in November, but continue to accuse each other of violating the agreement.

From Ozy

The accord also outlines the safety protocols and protective items that should be in each school building before students and teachers enter.

They agreed to authorize subpoenas in early October that lawmakers never had to send after the three tech executives agreed to appear on their own accord.

The so-called deadline for a stimulus accord came and went yesterday with no deal, and yet Nancy Pelosi remains “optimistic.”

From Fortune

He noted that singling out patterns of misconduct among officers could potentially lend itself to the “rotten apple” theory — the idea that there are a few bad cops who misbehave of their own accord.

You can accord it a place, and then—hopefully—like Amelia and Sam find a way to get on with your life.

They simply would not leak this shocking story about big lineup changes on their own accord.

The administration has not explained how the strikes accord with international law.

When he felt anxious or needed to think, his feet carried him, once again of their own accord, to a station.

Failure to reach an accord will add yet more potentially apocalyptic uncertainties to the Middle Eastern scene.

Then, with one accord, they all rose and began to steer their way around the furniture toward the hall, Goliath following.

I always try to do the right thing, but, anyway, these arms and hands would do good of their own accord.

I watched over you till you recovered consciousness of your own accord, and now—now I am here to guide you safely back to the inn.

About a week later, Edward had a communication from Bruce expressing a strong desire for accord and amity.

A few days ago I was lunching with Ostrovsky, and he proposed, entirely of his own accord, to write a libretto for me.


On this page you'll find 234 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to accord, such as: deal, pact, reconciliation, accordance, concert, and concord.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.