concord

A concord is an agreement. If you want to watch a romantic comedy and your date wants to watch a horror film, you might compromise and come to a concord by agreeing to watch an action comedy.

Concord can be used as a verb meaning "to arrange by agreement," but this usage is rare. Much more common is concord used as a noun. The United Nations could work tirelessly to establish a concord between warring nations, or you might even work to establish a concord among the warring factions on your cheerleading team. A concord brings peace and harmony — just like a peace treaty.

Definitions of concord
  1. noun
    a harmonious state of things in general and of their properties (as of colors and sounds); congruity of parts with one another and with the whole
    synonyms: concordance, consonance, harmony
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    peace
    harmonious relations; freedom from disputes
    comity
    a state or atmosphere of harmony or mutual civility and respect
    accord, agreement
    harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters
    comity of nations
    courteous respect by one nation for the laws and institutions of another
    community, community of interests
    agreement as to goals
    concurrence, meeting of minds
    a state of cooperation
    consensus
    agreement in the judgment or opinion reached by a group as a whole
    sense of the meeting
    general agreement reached by an assembled group
    unanimity
    everyone being of one mind
    unison
    the state of corresponding exactly
    social contract
    an implicit agreement among people that results in the organization of society; individual surrenders liberty in return for protection
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    order
    established customary state (especially of society)
  2. verb
    go together
    “Their ideas concorded
    synonyms: accord, agree, comport, consort, fit in, harmonise, harmonize
    agree, check, correspond, fit, gibe, jibe, match, tally
    be compatible, similar, or consistent; coincide in their characteristics
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    blend, blend in, go
    blend or harmonize
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    agree, check, correspond, fit, gibe, jibe, match, tally
    be compatible, similar, or consistent; coincide in their characteristics
  3. noun
    agreement of opinions
    synonyms: concordance, harmony
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    agreement
    the verbal act of agreeing
  4. verb
    be in accord; be in agreement
    “Both philosophers concord on this point”
    synonyms: agree, concur, hold
    agree
    achieve harmony of opinion, feeling, or purpose
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    differ, disagree, dissent, take issue
    be of different opinions
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    settle
    end a legal dispute by arriving at a settlement
    conciliate, make up, patch up, reconcile, settle
    come to terms
    see eye to eye
    be in agreement
    concede, grant, yield
    be willing to concede
    subscribe, support
    adopt as a belief
    conclude, resolve
    reach a conclusion after a discussion or deliberation
    arrange, fix up
    make arrangements for
    determine, settle, square off, square up
    settle conclusively; come to terms
    appease, propitiate
    make peace with
    forgive
    stop blaming or grant forgiveness
    firm up
    arrange firmly
    make peace
    end hostilities
    settle
    dispose of; make a financial settlement
  5. verb
    arrange by concord or agreement
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    arrange, fix up
    make arrangements for
  6. verb
    arrange the words of a text so as to create a concordance
    “The team concorded several thousand nouns, verbs, and adjectives”
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    arrange, set up
    put into a proper or systematic order
  7. noun
    the determination of grammatical inflection on the basis of word relations
    synonyms: agreement
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    number agreement
    agreement in number between words in the same grammatical construction (e.g., between adjectives and the nouns they modify)
    person agreement
    agreement in person between pronouns and verbs
    case agreement
    agreement in grammatical case between words in the same construction
    gender agreement
    agreement in grammatical gender between words in the same construction
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    grammatical relation
    a linguistic relation established by grammar
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