Simple Definition of concordance
: a state in which things agree and do not conflict with each other
: an alphabetical list of all of the words in a book or in a set of works written by an author
Examples of concordance in a sentence
There is little concordance between the two studies.
a concordance of Shakespeare's plays
Origin of concordance
Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin concordantia, from Latin concordant-, concordans, present participle of concordare to agree, from concord-, concors
First Known Use: 14th century
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