V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary


noun, verb

Definition: (n.) 1. harmony and agreement occurring in attitudes and feelings between persons or things; 2. a treaty establishing mutual agreement and friendly relations between countries; (v.) 1. to be in agreement; 2. to go together

Synonyms: (n.) harmony, accord, agreement, consensus, amity, collaboration, pact, partnership, collusion, (v.) agree, concur, coincide, harmonize

Antonyms: (n.) discord, conflict, disagreement, disunity, antagonism, (v.) disagreement, disharmony

Tips: The word concord comes from the Roman goddess Concordia, goddess of agreement and understanding. Through compromise or conciliation, concord can be achieved. Concord is the opposite of discord. Both words are related to the word accord, which means "agreement" and is synonymous with concord.

Usage Examples:

When two countries are allies, they hold a pact of alliance and concord. (amity, accord) noun

The antagonistic couple achieved concord with the assistance of a therapist. (harmony, amity) noun

I can definitely concord on your point, but you should hear my ideas as well. (agree, concur) verb

Sue and Sally work well in concord. (collaboration, partnership) noun

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