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Definition of "concord" [con•cord]

  • Harmony or agreement of interests or feelings; accord. (noun)
  • A treaty establishing peaceful relations. (noun)
  • Grammar Agreement between words in person, number, gender, or case. (noun)
  • Music A harmonious combination of simultaneously sounded tones. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "concord" in a sentence
  • ""Live in concord," came to him; but it was not applicable."
  • "Balance is achieved, a harmony of opposites in concord rather than discord (c.f. the robot's voice and clanking)."
  • "The accounts of Jesuit missionaries, the fabulous tales of the Arabian Nights, and the idyllic images on commodities all worked in concord to instill in the national consciousness the idea that China was different, intriguing, and wonderful."