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If you do something of your own accord, you do it freely and because you want to do it.
You must use 'own' in sentences like these. You do not say, for example, 'She had gone of her accord'.
You also do not say that someone does something 'on' their own accord.
Past participle: accorded
|Noun||1.||accord - harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters; "the two parties were in agreement"|
concordance, concord, harmony - 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
community of interests, community - agreement as to goals; "the preachers and the bootleggers found they had a community of interests"
consensus - agreement in the judgment or opinion reached by a group as a whole; "the lack of consensus reflected differences in theoretical positions"; "those rights and obligations are based on an unstated consensus"
sense of the meeting - general agreement reached by an assembled group; "no vote was taken, but after each discussion the chair summed up the sense of the meeting"
unanimity - everyone being of one mind
unison - corresponding exactly; "marching in unison"
social contract - an implicit agreement among people that results in the organization of society; individual surrenders liberty in return for protection
|2.||accord - concurrence of opinion; "we are in accord with your proposal"|
agreement - the verbal act of agreeing
|3.||accord - a written agreement between two states or sovereigns|
written agreement - a legal document summarizing the agreement between parties
alliance - a formal agreement establishing an association or alliance between nations or other groups to achieve a particular aim
commercial treaty - a treaty governing commerce between two or more nations
convention - (diplomacy) an international agreement
|4.||accord - sympathetic compatibility|
compatibility - capability of existing or performing in harmonious or congenial combination
|Verb||1.||accord - 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"
|2.||accord - allow to have; "grant a privilege" |
give - accord by verdict; "give a decision for the plaintiff"
give - transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody; "I gave her my money"; "can you give me lessons?"; "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care"
enfranchise - grant voting rights
with one accord → de or por común acuerdo
to be in accord → estar de acuerdo (with con) → estar en armonía (with con) of his/her own accord → espontáneamente, (de) motu proprio
in accord → en accord
in accord with → en accord avec
of one's own accord → de son plein gré
He left of his own accord → Il est parti de son plein gré.
of its own accord (= by itself) → de lui-même(d'elle-même)
with one accord → d'un commun accord