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Webster 1913 Edition


Accordant

Ac-cord′ant

,
Adj.
[OF.
acordant
, F.
accordant
.]
Agreeing; consonant; harmonious; corresponding; conformable; – followed by with or to.
Strictly
accordant
with true morality.
Darwin.
And now his voice
accordant
to the string.
Coldsmith.

Webster 1828 Edition


Accordant

ACCORD'ANT

,
Adj.
Corresponding; consonant; agreeable.

Definition 2022


accordant

accordant

English

Adjective

accordant (comparative more accordant, superlative most accordant)

  1. Agreeing; consonant; harmonious; corresponding; conformable.
    • 1871, Charles Darwin, The Descent of Man:
      The breach of this law, even when the breach is known to be strictly accordant with true morality, has caused many a man more agony than a real crime.
    • 1836, Oliver Goldsmith, The Captivity An Oratorio:
      And now his voice accordant to the string.

Usage notes

  • (usually) Followed by with or to.

French

Verb

accordant

  1. present participle of accorder