of one's own accord

Definition of of one's own accord

  1. —used to indicate that someone does something because he or she wants to, not because someone has asked the person or forced him or her to do it They left of their own accord.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. : used to express immediate or direct kinship

  1. :  to have or hold as property :  possess

    :  to have power or mastery over

    :  to acknowledge to be true, valid, or as claimed :  admit

accordplay
  1. :  to grant or give especially as appropriate, due, or earned

    :  to bring into agreement :  reconcile

    :  to be consistent or in harmony :  agree

  1. :  agreement, conformity

    :  a formal reaching of agreement :  compact, treaty

    :  voluntary or spontaneous impulse to act


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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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