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1. To make to agree or correspond; to suit one thing to another; to adjust; followed by to. Her hands accorded the lute's music to the voice. (Sidney)

2. To bring to an agreement, as persons; to reconcile; to settle, adjust, harmonize, or compose, as things; as, to accord suits or controversies. When they were accorded from the fray. (Spenser) All which particulars, being confessedly knotty and difficult can never be accorded but by a competent stock of critical learning. (South)

3. To grant as suitable or proper; to concede; to award; as, to accord to one due praise. According his desire.

Origin: oe. Acorden, accorden, OF. Acorder, f. Accorder, fr. LL. Accordare; L. Ad _ cor, cordis, heart. Cf. Concord, discord, and see heart.

1. To agree; to correspond; to be in harmony; followed by with, formerly also by to; as, his disposition accords with his looks. My heart accordeth with my tongue. (Shak) Thy actions to thy words accord. (Milton)

2. To agree in pitch and tone.

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