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accord

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1 a formal agreement between two or more nations or peoples

  • hoped to bring about a peace accord between the warring nations
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3 an arrangement about action to be taken

  • the judges have reached an accord: the match will have to be replayed
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4 the state of being of one opinion about something

  • is everyone in accord about where to go for lunch?
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meeting of minds

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5 the act or power of making oneʼs own choices or decisions

  • did not move to a different workstation of her own accord
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accord

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1 to be in agreement on every point

  • claims that the newspaperʼs quote does not accord with what he actually said
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fall in with

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2 to give the ownership or benefit of (something) formally or publicly

  • women were finally accorded the right to vote in 1920
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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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