accordant

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

acord +‎ -ant

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

accordant (comparative more accordant, superlative most accordant)

  1. Agreeing; consonant; harmonious; corresponding; conformable.
    • 1871, Charles Darwin, The Descent of Man:
      The breach of this law, even when the breach is known to be strictly accordant with true morality, has caused many a man more agony than a real crime.
    • 1836, Oliver Goldsmith, The Captivity An Oratorio:
      And now his voice accordant to the string.

Usage notes[edit]

  • (usually) Followed by with or to.

French[edit]

Verb[edit]

accordant

  1. present participle of accorder