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concord

See also: Concord

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From French concorde, Latin concordia, from concors (of the same mind, agreeing); con- + cor, cordis (heart). See heart, and compare accord

PronunciationEdit

with stress on first syllable

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NounEdit

concord (plural concords)

  1. A state of agreement; harmony; union.
    • Love quarrels oft in pleasing concord end. - John Milton
  2. (obsolete) Agreement by stipulation; compact; covenant; treaty or league
  3. (grammar) Agreement of words with one another, in gender, number, person, or case.
  4. (law, obsolete) An agreement between the parties to a fine of land in reference to the manner in which it should pass, being an acknowledgment that the land in question belonged to the complainant. See fine.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Burrill to this entry?)
  5. (probably influenced by chord, music) An agreeable combination of tones simultaneously heard; a consonant chord; consonance; harmony.
TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

Stressed on first syllable

NounEdit

concord (plural concords)

  1. A variety of American grape, with large dark blue (almost black) grapes in compact clusters.

Etymology 3Edit

From French concorder, from Latin concordo

PronunciationEdit

Stressed on second syllable

VerbEdit

concord (third-person singular simple present concords, present participle concording, simple past and past participle concorded)

  1. (intransitive, obsolete) To agree; to act together
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Edward Hyde Clarendon to this entry?)