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Agreement or concurrence of opinion, will, or action; harmony of mind; consent; assent. Harmony of sounds; agreement in pitch and tone; concord; as, the accord of tones. Agreement, harmony, or just correspondence of things; as, the accord of light and shade in painting. Voluntary or spontaneous motion or impulse to act; - preceded by own; as, of one's own accord. To make to agree or correspond; to suit one thing to another; to adjust; - followed by to. To bring to an agreement, as persons; to reconcile; to settle, adjust, harmonize, or compose, as things; as, to accord suits or controversies. To grant as suitable or proper; to concede; to award; as, to accord to one due praise. To agree; to correspond; to be in harmony; - followed by with, formerly also by to; as, his disposition accords with his looks. To agree in pitch and tone.

 - (Law) An agreement between parties in controversy, by which satisfaction for an injury is stipulated, and which, when executed, bars a suit.

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