concordance

noun con·cor·dance \ kən-ˈkȯr-dᵊn(t)s , kän- \

Definition of concordance

1 :an alphabetical index of the principal words in a book or the works of an author with their immediate contexts

Examples of concordance in a Sentence

  1. There is little concordance between the two studies.

  2. a concordance of Shakespeare's plays

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Origin and Etymology of concordance

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin concordantia, from Latin concordant-, concordans, present participle of concordare to agree, from concord-, concors



CONCORDANCE Defined for English Language Learners

concordance

noun

Definition of concordance for English Language Learners

  • : 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



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