Accord Ac*cord", n. [OE. acord, accord, OF. acort, acorde, F. accord, fr. OF. acorder, F. accorder. See {Accord}, v. t.] 1. Agreement or concurrence of opinion, will, or action; harmony of mind; consent; assent. [1913 Webster]

A mediator of an accord and peace between them. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

These all continued with one accord in prayer. --Acts i. 14. [1913 Webster]

2. Harmony of sounds; agreement in pitch and tone; concord; as, the accord of tones. [1913 Webster]

Those sweet accords are even the angels' lays. --Sir J. Davies. [1913 Webster]

3. Agreement, harmony, or just correspondence of things; as, the accord of light and shade in painting. [1913 Webster]

4. Voluntary or spontaneous motion or impulse to act; -- preceded by own; as, of one's own accord. [1913 Webster]

That which groweth of its own accord of thy harvest thou shalt not reap. --Lev. xxv. 5. [1913 Webster]

Of his own accord he went unto you. --2 Cor. vii. 17. [1913 Webster]

5. (Law) An agreement between parties in controversy, by which satisfaction for an injury is stipulated, and which, when executed, bars a suit. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]

{With one accord}, with unanimity. [1913 Webster]

They rushed with one accord into the theater. --Acts xix. 29. [1913 Webster]

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