The definition of accord is to come to a compromise or agreement.(verb)
An example of coming to an accord is the signing of a peace treaty between two countries.
An accord is defined as an agreeable relationship.(noun)
Accord means by choice.(noun)
An example of the usage of this colloquialism is: “No one asked me to do so, but I cleaned the entire house on my own accord.”
See accord in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME acorden < OFr acorder < VL *accordare < L ad-, to + cor (gen. cordis), heart
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verb ac·cord·ed, ac·cord·ing, ac·cords verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English accorden
Origin: , from Old French acorder
Origin: , from Medieval Latin accordāre, to bring into agreement
Origin: : Latin ad-, ad-
Origin: + Latin cor, cord-, heart; see kerd- in Indo-European roots.
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