accord

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
accord

Plural
accords

  1. (uncountable) If two or more things are in accord, they match or agree.
    We are in accord that the bridge should be built.
  2. (countable) An accord is a formal agreement between two or more countries or groups.
    The Czech government signed an accord with the United States allowing Washington to use some Czech land for its armed forces.
    Boeing reached an accord with the Air Force to resolve the problem.

Verb[change]

Plain form
accord

Third-person singular
accords

Past tense
accorded

Past participle
accorded

Present participle
according

  1. (transitive) When two things accord with each other, they agree.
    Amy can trust him because his words accord with his actions.