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1 capital of the state of New Hampshire; located in south central New Hampshire on the Merrimack river [syn: capital of New Hampshire]
2 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 [syn: harmony, concordance]
3 the determination of grammatical inflection on the basis of word relations [syn: agreement]
4 town in eastern Massachusetts near Boston where the first battle of the American Revolution was fought
5 agreement of opinions [syn: harmony, concordance]
6 the first battle of the American Revolution (April 19, 1775) [syn: Lexington, Lexington and Concord]


1 go together; "The colors don't harmonize"; "Their ideas concorded" [syn: harmonize, harmonise, consort, accord, fit in, agree]
2 arrange by concord or agreement; "Concord the conditions for the marriage of the Prince of Wales with a commoner"
3 arrange the words of a text so as to create a concordance; "The team concorded several thousand nouns, verbs, and adjectives"
4 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" [syn: agree, hold, concur] [ant: disagree]

User Contributed Dictionary

see Concord



with stress on first syllable

Etymology 1

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


  1. A state of agreement; harmony; union.
    • Love quarrels oft in pleasing concord end. - John Milton
  2. (Obsolete): Agreement by stipulation; compact; covenant; treaty or league
    • The concord made between Henry and Roderick. - Davies?
  3. (Grammar): Agreement of words with one another, in gender, number, person, or case.
  4. (Old Law): 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. - Burril?
  5. (Probably influenced by chord), (Music): An agreeable combination of tones simultaneously heard; a consonant chord; consonance; harmony.

Etymology 2


  1. A variety of American grape, with large dark blue (almost black) grapes in compact clusters.
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Stressed on second syllable

Etymology 3

French concorder, Latin ''concordare

Intransitive verb

  1. To agree; to act together - Clarendon?

Extensive Definition

Concord may refer to:




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