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Etymology 1[edit]

From French concorde, Latin concordia, from concors (of the same mind, agreeing); con- + cor, cordis (heart). See heart, and compare accord.


  • IPA(key): /ˈkɒn.kɔɹd/, /ˈkɒŋ.kɔɹd/
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concord (countable and uncountable, plural concords)

  1. A state of agreement; harmony; union.
  2. (obsolete) Agreement by stipulation; compact; covenant; treaty or league
    • 1612, Sir John Davies, Discoverie of the True Causes why Ireland was never entirely subdued
      the concord made between King Henry II and Roderick O'Connor
  3. (grammar) Agreement of words with one another, in gender, number, person or case.
  4. (law, obsolete) An agreement between the parties to a fine of land in reference to the manner in which it should pass, being an acknowledgment that the land in question belonged to the complainant. See fine.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Burrill to this entry?)
  5. (probably influenced by chord, music) An agreeable combination of tones simultaneously heard; a consonant chord; consonance; harmony.
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Etymology 2[edit]

After Concord, Massachusetts, where the variety was developed.



concord (plural concords)

  1. A variety of sweet American grape, with large dark blue (almost black) grapes in compact clusters; a Concord grape.

Etymology 3[edit]

From French concorder, from Latin concordō



concord (third-person singular simple present concords, present participle concording, simple past and past participle concorded)

  1. (intransitive) To agree; to act together
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Edward Hyde Clarendon to this entry?)