Last modified on 17 January 2015, at 18:04


See also: Concord


Etymology 1Edit

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


with stress on first syllable

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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.

Etymology 2Edit


Stressed on first syllable


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


Stressed on second syllable


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?)