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goodwill, friendship; a treaty; compact; covenant; agreement: in concord with a decision
Not to be confused with:
conquered – subdued; overcame by force; gained victory over; mastered: I came, I saw, I conquered.
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1. A town of eastern Massachusetts on the Concord River west-northwest of Boston. An early battle of the American Revolution was fought here on April 19, 1775. In the 19th century the town was noted as an intellectual and literary center.
2. The capital of New Hampshire, in the south-central part of the state on the Merrimack River. It became the capital in 1808.


 (kŏn′kôrd′, kŏng′-)
1. Harmony or agreement of interests or feelings; accord.
2. A treaty establishing peaceful relations.
3. Grammar Agreement between words in person, number, gender, or case.
4. Music A harmonious combination of simultaneously sounded tones.

[Middle English concorde, from Old French, from Latin concordia, from concors, concord-, agreeing : com-, com- + cor, heart; see kerd- in Indo-European roots.]
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(ˈkɒnkɔːd; ˈkɒŋ-)
1. agreement or harmony between people or nations; amity
2. a treaty establishing peaceful relations between nations
3. agreement or harmony between things, ideas, etc
4. (Music, other) music a combination of musical notes, esp one containing a series of consonant intervals. Compare discord3
5. (Grammar) grammar another word for agreement6
[C13: from Old French concorde, from Latin concordia, from concors of the same mind, harmonious, from com- same + cor heart]


1. (Placename) a town in NE Massachusetts: scene of one of the opening military actions (1775) of the War of American Independence. Pop: 16 937 (2003 est)
2. (Placename) a city in New Hampshire, the state capital: printing, publishing. Pop: 41 823 (2003 est)
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(ˈkɒn kɔrd, ˈkɒŋ-)

1. agreement between persons, groups, etc.
2. agreement between things.
4. peace; amity.
5. a treaty; compact.
6. a stable, harmonious combination of musical tones; a chord requiring no resolution.
[1250–1300; Middle English concorde < Old French < Latin concordia=concord-, s. of concors harmonious (con- con- + cors, s. cord- heart) + -ia -ia]
con•cord′al, adj.


(ˈkɒŋ kərd for 1, 2, 5, 6; ˈkɒn kɔrd, ˈkɒŋ- for 3, 4; for 5, 6 also ˈkɒn kɔrd, ˈkɒŋ-)

1. a city in W California, near San Francisco. 114,850.
2. a city in and the capital of New Hampshire, in the S part. 30,400.
3. a town in E Massachusetts, NW of Boston: second battle of the Revolution fought here April 19, 1775. 16,293.
4. Also called Con′cord grape′. a cultivated variety of the fox grape used in making jelly, juice, and wine.
5. a sweet red wine from the Concord grape.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.concord - capital of the state of New HampshireConcord - capital of the state of New Hampshire; located in south central New Hampshire on the Merrimack river
Granite State, New Hampshire, NH - a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies
2.concord - a harmonious state of things in general and of their properties (as of colors and sounds); congruity of parts with one another and with the whole
order - established customary state (especially of society); "order ruled in the streets"; "law and order"
peace - harmonious relations; freedom from disputes; "the roommates lived in peace together"
comity - a state or atmosphere of harmony or mutual civility and respect
accord, agreement - harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters; "the two parties were in agreement"
3.concord - the determination of grammatical inflection on the basis of word relations
grammatical relation - a linguistic relation established by grammar
number agreement - agreement in number between words in the same grammatical construction (e.g., between adjectives and the nouns they modify)
person agreement - agreement in person between pronouns and verbs
case agreement - agreement in grammatical case between words in the same construction
gender agreement - agreement in grammatical gender between words in the same construction
4.Concord - town in eastern Massachusetts near Boston where the first battle of the American Revolution was fought
Bay State, Massachusetts, Old Colony, MA - a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies
5.concord - agreement of opinions
agreement - the verbal act of agreeing
6.Concord - the first battle of the American Revolution (April 19, 1775)
American Revolution, American Revolutionary War, American War of Independence, War of American Independence - the revolution of the American Colonies against Great Britain; 1775-1783
Bay State, Massachusetts, Old Colony, MA - a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies
Verb1.concord - go togetherconcord - go together; "The colors don't harmonize"; "Their ideas concorded"
correspond, gibe, jibe, match, tally, agree, fit, check - be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics; "The two stories don't agree in many details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"; "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"
blend in, blend, go - blend or harmonize; "This flavor will blend with those in your dish"; "This sofa won't go with the chairs"
2.concord - arrange by concord or agreement; "Concord the conditions for the marriage of the Prince of Wales with a commoner"
arrange, fix up - make arrangements for; "Can you arrange a meeting with the President?"
3.concord - arrange the words of a text so as to create a concordance; "The team concorded several thousand nouns, verbs, and adjectives"
arrange, set up - put into a proper or systematic order; "arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order"
4.concord - be in accordconcord - be in accord; be in agreement; "We agreed on the terms of the settlement"; "I can't agree with you!"; "I hold with those who say life is sacred"; "Both philosophers concord on this point"
settle - end a legal dispute by arriving at a settlement; "The two parties finally settled"
conciliate, patch up, reconcile, settle, make up - come to terms; "After some discussion we finally made up"
see eye to eye - be in agreement; "We never saw eye to eye on this question"
concede, grant, yield - be willing to concede; "I grant you this much"
subscribe, support - adopt as a belief; "I subscribe to your view on abortion"
resolve, conclude - reach a conclusion after a discussion or deliberation
arrange, fix up - make arrangements for; "Can you arrange a meeting with the President?"
agree - achieve harmony of opinion, feeling, or purpose; "No two of my colleagues would agree on whom to elect chairman"
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1. harmony, accord, peace, agreement, concert, friendship, consensus, goodwill, unison, good understanding, rapport, unanimity, amity, consonance A climate of concord and tolerance prevails among the Muslim and Christian Egyptian citizens.
2. treaty, agreement, convention, compact, protocol, entente, concordat The Concord of Wittenberg was agreed in 1536.
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1. Harmonious mutual understanding:
2. Pleasing agreement, as of musical sounds:
Music: consonance.
3. A formal, usually written settlement between nations:
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إتِّفاق، سَلام، وِئام


[ˈkɒŋkɔːd] N
1. (= harmony) → concordia f
2. (= treaty) → acuerdo m
3. (Mus, Gram) → concordancia f
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[ˈkɒnkɔːrd] n
(= harmony) → harmonie f
(= treaty) → accord m
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n (= harmony)Eintracht f; (about decision etc) → Einvernehmen nt, → Übereinstimmung f
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[ˈkɒŋkɔːd] n (harmony) → armonia, concordia; (treaty) → accordo
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(ˈkoŋkoːd) noun
agreement; state of peace.
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References in classic literature ?
Show Concord! Gentleman's valise and hot water to Concord.
General Gage sent eight hundred soldiers to Concord, about eighteen miles from Boston, to destroy some ammunition and provisions which the colonists had collected there.
"Le temps," as a distinguished Frenchman has said, "est un galant homme." He fosters the spirit of concord and justice, in whose work there is as much glory to be reaped as in the deeds of arms.
Therefore for all persons to say the same thing was their own, using the word all in its distributive sense, would be well, but is impossible: in its collective sense it would by no means contribute to the concord of the state.
I did not conceal my feeling that these were strange times to talk of concord. Nathalie Haldin surprised me by saying, as if she had thought very much on the subject, that the occidentals did not understand the situation.
All my confidence is bestowed on him, all his confidence is devoted to me; we are precisely suited in character--perfect concord is the result.
Then all was peace, all friendship, all concord; as yet the dull share of the crooked plough had not dared to rend and pierce the tender bowels of our first mother that without compulsion yielded from every portion of her broad fertile bosom all that could satisfy, sustain, and delight the children that then possessed her.
We are to recollect that all the existing constitutions were formed in the midst of a danger which repressed the passions most unfriendly to order and concord; of an enthusiastic confidence of the people in their patriotic leaders, which stifled the ordinary diversity of opinions on great national questions; of a universal ardor for new and opposite forms, produced by a universal resentment and indignation against the ancient government; and whilst no spirit of party connected with the changes to be made, or the abuses to be reformed, could mingle its leaven in the operation.
I have had a high joy in some of the great minor poems of Emerson, where the goddess moves over Concord meadows with a gait that is Greek, and her sandalled tread expresses a high scorn of the india-rubber boots that the American muse so often gets about in.
But the Saxons did wiselier, kept peace and concord amongst themselves, tilling their fields and building anew their cities and castles.
When I consider my neighbors, the farmers of Concord, who are at least as well off as the other classes, I find that for the most part they have been toiling twenty, thirty, or forty years, that they may become the real owners of their farms, which commonly they have inherited with encumbrances, or else bought with hired money -- and we may regard one third of that toil as the cost of their houses -- but commonly they have not paid for them yet.

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