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Word Example of - accord

    Example Sentences for accord

    He was probably a Greek, but he did not accord with anything of his time.

    She shrunk from it, and was glad to see it make for the door of its own accord.

    And his arm went of its own accord about the waist of the Little Marie.

    Instinctively, with one accord, they dived for the cabin companionway.

    If George was in it, he will have to own up to it, but I am sorry that he did not do so of his own accord.

    This was relinquished after a while, when they saw she returned of her own accord.

    I can only hope that he may fly the country of his own accord.

    When quite recovered, I should have moved to the hotel of my own accord.

    "You would have gone out of your own accord else," returned the Magician.

    The sailors with one accord agreed that it was the work of a sea-serpent.

Word Origin & History of - accord

    Word Origin & History

    accord early 12c., from O.Fr. acorder (12c.), from V.L. *accordare "make agree," lit. "be of one heart," from L. ad- "to" + cor (gen. cordis) "heart" (see heart). The noun was M.E. accourd, from O.Fr. acord, a back-formation from acorder.

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