Webster 1913 Edition
accord, fr. OF.
Agreement or concurrence of opinion, will, or action; harmony of mind; consent; assent.
A mediator of an
accordand peace between them.
These all continued with one
Acts i. 14.
Harmony of sounds; agreement in pitch and tone; concord;
accordsare even the angels’ lays.
Sir J. Davies.
Agreement, harmony, or just correspondence of things;
accordof light and shade in painting
Voluntary or spontaneous motion or impulse to act; – preceded by own;
as, of one's own.
That which groweth of its own
accordof thy harvest thou shalt not reap.
Lev. xxv. 5.
Of his own
accordhe went unto you.
2 Cor. vii. 17.
An agreement between parties in controversy, by which satisfaction for an injury is stipulated, and which, when executed, bars a suit.
With one accord,
with one accordinto the theater.
Acts xix. 29.
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
To make to agree or correspond; to suit one thing to another; to adjust; – followed by to.
accordedthe lute's music to the voice.
To bring to an agreement, as persons; to reconcile; to settle, adjust, harmonize, or compose, as things;
accordsuits or controversies
When they were
accordedfrom the fray.
All which particulars, being confessedly knotty and difficult can never be
accordedbut by a competent stock of critical learning.
To grant as suitable or proper; to concede; to award;“According his desire.”
accordto one due praise
To agree; to correspond; to be in harmony; – followed by with, formerly also by to;
as, his disposition.
accordswith his looks
accordethwith my tongue.
Thy actions to thy words
To agree in pitch and tone.
Webster 1828 Edition
ACCORD', n.The Lat. has concors, concordo.
1.Agreement; harmony of minds; consent or concurrence of opinions or wills.
They all continued with one accord in prayer. Acts, 1.
2.Concert; harmony of sounds; the union of different sounds, which is agreeable to the ear; agreement in pitch and tone; as the accord of notes; but in this sense, it is more usual to employ concord or chord.
3.Agreement; just correspondence of things; as the accord of light and shade in painting.
4.Will; voluntary or spontaneous motion; used of the will of persons, or the natural motion of other bodies, and preceded by own.
Being more forward of his own accord. 2Cor. 8.
That which groweth of its own accord thou shall not reap. Lev. 25.
5.Adjustment of a difference; reconciliation.
The mediator of an accord.
6.In law, an agreement between parties in controversy, by which satisfaction for an injury is stipulated, and which, when executed, bars a suit.
1.To make to agree, or correspond; to adjust one thing to another.
Her hands accorded the lute's music to the voice.
2.To being to an agreement; to settle, adjust or compose; as to accord suits or controversies.