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accord

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of accord

  1. 1 a formal agreement between two or more nations or peoples hoped to bring about a peace accord between the warring nations Synonyms of accord treaty, alliance, compact, convention, covenant, pactWords Related to accord entente, entente cordiale; bargain, bond, charter, concord, contract, deal, settlement, understanding; projet

  2. 2 a state of consistency this undated map doesn't seem to be in accord with the current layout of the streets Synonyms of accord conformity, accordance, agreement, conformance, congruence, congruency, congruity, consonance, harmony, tuneWords Related to accord compatibility; assimilation, integration; oneness, solidarity, togetherness; affinity, empathy, sympathyNear Antonyms of accord contrast, discrepancy, disparateness, disparity, dissimilarity, distinction, distinctiveness, distinctness, diverseness, diversity, unlikeness; deviance, divergence; discord, discordance, dissension (also dissention), dissent, dissidence, disunity, friction, strife; variability, variance; incompatibilityAntonyms of accord conflict, disagreement, incongruence, incongruity, incongruousness

  3. 3 an arrangement about action to be taken the judges have reached an accord: the match will have to be replayed Synonyms of accord agreement, bargain, compact, contract, convention, covenant, deal, disposition, pact, settlement, understandingWords Related to accord charter, treaty; binder, pledge, promise; alliance, association, entente, entente cordiale, league, partnership; acceptance, approval, assent, concurrence, consent, OK (or okay)

  4. 4 the state of being of one opinion about something is everyone in accord about where to go for lunch? Synonyms of accord agreement, concurrence, concurrency, consensus, unanimity, unisonWords Related to accord accession, adhesion, assent, assentation, consent; acceptance, acquiescence, concession, embrace, embracement; approbation, approval, favor; alliance, collaboration, collusion, complicity, conspiracy; compliance, concert, concertedness, concord, concordance, conformity, consonance, harmony, oneness, solidarity, understanding, union; empathy, rapport, sympathyNear Antonyms of accord discord, dissension (also dissention); dissent, opposition, resistance; disapprobation, disapproval, disfavorAntonyms of accord conflict, disagreement, dissensus

  5. 5 the act or power of making one's own choices or decisions did not move to a different workstation of her own accord Synonyms of accord free will, autonomy, choice, self-determination, volition, willWords Related to accord election, preference, selection; bent, devices, disposition, inclination, leaning, partiality, penchant, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, tendency; alternative, discretion, option, pick, wayNear Antonyms of accord coercion, compulsion, constraint, duress, force, pressure


accord

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of accord

  1. 1 to be in agreement on every point claims that the newspaper's quote does not accord with what he actually said Synonyms of accord check, agree, answer, chord, cohere, coincide, comport, conform, consist, correspond, dovetail, fit, go, harmonize, jibe, rhyme (also rime), sort, square, tallyWords Related to accord equal, match, parallel; align (also aline), line up, registerNear Antonyms of accord contradict, dispute, gainsay; negate, nullify; clash, conflict, jarAntonyms of accord differ (from), disagree (with)

  2. 2 to give the ownership or benefit of (something) formally or publicly women were finally accorded the right to vote in 1920 Synonyms of accord confer, award, grant, vestWords Related to accord bestow, contribute, donate, give, present, show; furnish, provide, supply; extend, offer, proffer; allocate, appropriate, assign; appoint, designate, dub, fix, name, setNear Antonyms of accord abort, call, call off, drop, recall, repeal, rescind, revoke; abrogate, annul, invalidate, nullify, void, write off; recant, retract, take back, withdraw

Synonym Discussion of accord

grant, concede, vouchsafe, accord, award mean to give as a favor or a right. grant implies giving to a claimant or petitioner something that could be withheld.
    • granted them a new hearing
concede implies yielding something reluctantly in response to a rightful or compelling claim.
    • even her critics concede she can be charming
vouchsafe implies granting something as a courtesy or an act of gracious condescension.
    • vouchsafed the secret to only a few chosen disciples
accord implies giving to another what is due or proper.
    • accorded all the honors befitting a head of state
award implies giving what is deserved or merited usually after a careful weighing of pertinent factors.
    • awarded the company a huge defense contract


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