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Monday, January 18, 2010

Definitions for accord

  1. To be in agreement or harmony; agree.
  2. To cause to conform or agree; bring into harmony.
  3. To grant; bestow.

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Citations for accord
Eliza tried to accord this information with her own memories of Mother. Through the tunnel of time came fragmented images: Mother in the windowless room above Mrs. Swindell's shop; a small pot with a fragrant herb. Kate Morton, The Forgotten Garden
I had just moved to New York and was wondering if I was going to be alone for the rest of my life. Part of the problem was that, according to several reliable sources, I tended to exhaust people. David Sedaris, Me Talk Pretty One Day
Origin of accord
late Old English
1100-1150
Accord derives from Middle English accorden, from Old French acorder, from Medieval Latin accordāre, to bring into agreement.