Accord Ac*cord", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Accorded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {According}.] [OE. acorden, accorden, OF. acorder, F. accorder, fr. LL. accordare; L. ad + cor, cordis, heart. Cf. {Concord}, {Discord}, and see {Heart}.] 1. To make to agree or correspond; to suit one thing to another; to adjust; -- followed by to. [R.] [1913 Webster]

Her hands accorded the lute's music to the voice. --Sidney. [1913 Webster]

2. To bring to an agreement, as persons; to reconcile; to settle, adjust, harmonize, or compose, as things; as, to accord suits or controversies. [1913 Webster]

When they were accorded from the fray. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

All which particulars, being confessedly knotty and difficult can never be accorded but by a competent stock of critical learning. --South. [1913 Webster]

3. To grant as suitable or proper; to concede; to award; as, to accord to one due praise. ``According his desire.'' --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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