to be in agreement or harmony; agree.
to make agree or correspond; adapt.
to grant; bestow:
to accord due praise.
Archaic. to settle; reconcile.
proper relationship or proportion; harmony.
a harmonious union of sounds, colors, etc.
consent or concurrence of opinions or wills; agreement.
an international agreement; settlement of questions outstanding among nations.
of one’s own accord, without being asked or told; voluntarily:
We did the extra work of our own accord.
The three were accorded the same rights as any defendant, including legal counsel.
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Actions by the state need to be evidence-based and due process needs to be accorded to all communities living in Ireland.
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A similar chair should be accorded al-Zawahiri if and when he is ever captured alive.
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Even Osama bin Laden was accorded the final rites prescribed by his avowed religion, courtesy of the U.S. government.
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Staff members are accorded rooms in luxurious palaces or five-star hotels with views of manmade, pristine lakes.
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His reception of Edward was no more nor less than would have been accorded under ordinary circumstances.
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He could assure them they felt highly flattered at the reception which had been accorded them.
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I also was accorded an unsatisfactory interview with Basil Wilberforce.
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Not only did he shake hands with me, but he also accorded me the nose salutation.
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We shall add nothing to this, since it is evidently the best eulogium that can be accorded them.
Scientific American Supplement, No. 443, June 28, 1884 Various
agreement; conformity; accordance (esp in the phrase in accord with)
consent or concurrence of opinion
with one accord, unanimously
pleasing relationship between sounds, colours, etc; harmony
a settlement of differences, as between nations; compromise
of one’s own accord, voluntarily
to be or cause to be in harmony or agreement
(transitive) to grant; bestow
early 12c., from Old French acorder (12c.) “reconcile, agree, be in harmony,” from Vulgar Latin *accordare “make agree,” literally “be of one heart, bring heart to heart,” from Latin ad- “to” + cor (genitive cordis) “heart” (see heart). Related: Accorded; according.
late 13c., accourd, from Old French acord “agreement,” a back-formation from acorder (see accord (v.)).
see: of one’s own accord
- According as
to the extent that; proportionately as. depending on whether; if: I’ll stay according as I have the money. depending on how.
agreeing: according voices raised in censure. to be in agreement or harmony; agree. to make agree or correspond; adapt. to grant; bestow: to accord due praise. Archaic. to settle; reconcile. proper relationship or proportion; harmony. a harmonious union of sounds, colors, etc. consent or concurrence of opinions or wills; agreement. an international agreement; settlement of […]
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- According to
in agreement or accord with: according to his judgment. consistent with; in conformity with: to be paid according to one’s experience. on the authority of; as stated or reported by: According to her, they have gone. in proportion to: He’ll be charged according to his ability to pay. contingent on: According to the number of […]