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Definition 1: sympathetic compatibility - [noun denoting attribute]

(accord is a kind of ...) capability of existing or performing in harmonious or congenial combination

Definition 2: concurrence of opinion - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where accord or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • we are in accord with your proposal

Synonyms for accord in the sense of this definition

(accord is a kind of ...) the verbal act of agreeing

Definition 3: a written agreement between two states or sovereigns - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for accord in the sense of this definition

(accord is a kind of ...) a legal document summarizing the agreement between parties

(... is a kind of accord ) a formal agreement establishing an association or alliance between nations or other groups to achieve a particular aim

(... is a kind of accord ) a treaty governing commerce between two or more nations

(... is a kind of accord ) a treaty to cease hostilities

"peace came on November 11th"

(... is a kind of accord ) (diplomacy) an international agreement

(... is an instance of accord) the treaty signed in 1949 by 12 countries that established NATO

(... is an instance of accord) the first treaty between the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics resulting from the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks

(... is an instance of accord) the second treaty between the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics resulting from the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks

Definition 4: harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters - [noun denoting state]

Samples where accord or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the two parties were in agreement

Synonyms for accord in the sense of this definition

(accord is a kind of ...) a harmonious state of things in general and of their properties (as of colors and sounds); congruity of parts with one another and with the whole

(... is a kind of accord ) agreement as to goals

"the preachers and the bootleggers found they had a community of interests"

(... is a kind of accord ) a state of cooperation

(... is a kind of accord ) agreement in the judgment or opinion reached by a group as a whole

"the lack of consensus reflected differences in theoretical positions" "those rights and obligations are based on an unstated consensus"

(... is a kind of accord ) general agreement reached by an assembled group

"no vote was taken, but after each discussion the chair summed up the sense of the meeting"

(... is a kind of accord ) everyone being of one mind

(... is a kind of accord ) corresponding exactly

"marching in unison"

(... is a kind of accord ) an implicit agreement among people that results in the organization of society; individual surrenders liberty in return for protection

Definition 5: allow to have - [verb of possession]

Samples where accord or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • grant a privilege

Synonyms for accord in the sense of this definition

(accord is a kind of ...) transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody

"I gave her my money" "can you give me lessons?" "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care"

(... is a kind of accord ) accord by verdict

"give a decision for the plaintiff"

(... is a kind of accord ) grant voting rights

Definition 6: go together - [verb of stative]

Samples where accord or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The colors don't harmonize
  • Their ideas concorded

Synonyms for accord in the sense of this definition

(accord has a similar meaning as ...) be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics

"The two stories don't agree in many details" "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check" "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"

(... is a kind of accord ) be co-ordinated

"These activities coordinate well"

(... is a kind of accord ) blend or harmonize

"This flavor will blend with those in your dish" "This sofa won't go with the chairs"

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