in accord (with something)

in accord (with something)
in accord (with sth/sb) idiom
(formal) in agreement with

This action would not be in accord with our policy.

Botanists are not in complete accord about how many species exist.

Main entry:accordidiom

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  • accord with — ac ˈcord with [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they accord with he/she/it accords with present participle according with past tense accorded with …   Useful english dictionary

  • accord with — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms accord with : present tense I/you/we/they accord with he/she/it accords with present participle according with past tense accorded with past participle accorded with accord with something to agree with or be… …   English dictionary

  • accord — ac|cord1 [ ə kɔrd ] noun count * a formal agreement between countries or groups: peace/economic/trade/nuclear accord: A peace accord was signed by both leaders. accord between: the latest in a series of accords between the rival factions do… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • accord — ac·cord 1 /ə kȯrd/ vt 1: to bring into agreement 2: to grant or give esp. as appropriate, due, or earned vi: to be consistent or in harmony ◇ Accord in this sense is often used to introduce a case or an authority that accords with the case or… …   Law dictionary

  • accord — ac|cord1 [əˈko:d US o:rd] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: acort, from acorder; ACCORD2] 1.) of sb s/sth s own accord without being asked or forced to do something ▪ He decided to go of his own accord. ▪ The door seemed to move of its… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • accord — 1 noun 1 of your own accord without being asked or forced to do something: It s better that she comes of her own accord. 2 (U) formal a situation in which two people, ideas, or statements agree with each other: be in accord with: These results… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • accord — [[t]əkɔ͟ː(r)d[/t]] ♦ accords, according, accorded 1) N COUNT: usu with supp, oft n N An accord between countries or groups of people is a formal agreement, for example to end a war. ...UNITA, legalised as a political party under the 1991 peace… …   English dictionary

  • accord — I UK [əˈkɔː(r)d] / US [əˈkɔrd] noun [countable] Word forms accord : singular accord plural accords * a formal agreement between countries or groups peace/economic/trade/nuclear accord: A peace accord was signed by both leaders. accord between:… …   English dictionary

  • accord — /əˈkɔd / (say uh kawd) verb (t) 1. to grant; concede: to accord due praise. 2. Obsolete to make to agree or correspond; adapt. 3. Obsolete to settle; reconcile. –noun 4. just correspondence of things; harmony of relation. 5. a harmonious union of …  

  • accord — 1. An agreement between two persons, one of whom has a right of action against the other, to settle the dispute. In a debtor/creditor relationship, an agreement between the parties to settle a dispute for some partial payment. It is called an… …   Black's law dictionary

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