Meaning of accord

ac•cord

Pronunciation: (u-kôrd'), [key]
— v.i.
  1. to be in agreement or harmony; agree.
—v.t.
  1. to make agree or correspond; adapt.
  2. to grant; bestow: to accord due praise.
  3. to settle; reconcile.
—n.
  1. proper relationship or proportion; harmony.
  2. a harmonious union of sounds, colors, etc.
  3. consent or concurrence of opinions or wills; agreement.
  4. an international agreement; settlement of questions outstanding among nations.
  5. without being asked or told; voluntarily: We did the extra work of our own accord.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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