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accordant, coherent, compatible, conformable (to), congruent, congruous, consistent, consonant, correspondent (with or to), harmonious, nonconflicting
conflicting, conflictive, incompatible, incongruous, inconsistent, inharmonious, noncompatible
15th century, in the meaning defined above
Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin concordant-, concordans
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: in agreement : having the same characteristics
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: similar with respect to one or more particular characters — compare discordant
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