Share this entry
American English: /əˈkɔrd/
British English: /əˈkɔːd/

Translation of accord in Spanish:


  • 1 uncountable (agreement, harmony) to be in accord with somebody/something
    estar de acuerdo con alguien/algo
    of one's own accord
    (de) motu propio
    the children helped of their own accord
    los niños ayudaron (de) motu propio or voluntariamente
    the wheel seemed to turn of its own accord
    la rueda parecía girar por sí sola or por impulso propio
    with one accord
    Example sentences
    • Months after his visit in 1996, peace accords were signed.
    • In 1996, peace accords were signed to bring an end to the armed conflict and to strike at the root causes of war.
    • Today, with peace accords signed, open elections have decided the current government.
    Example sentences
    • Our experts are in accord: nothing builds legs like squats because they're a compound movement that stimulates all major muscles of the legs.
    • The two men were in accord as to how the world ‘should’ work.
    • Indeed, they were not just in accord: they were symbiotic.

transitive verb

  • [formal]
    to accord somebody an honor
    concederle or otorgarle or conferirle a alguien un honor
    Example sentences
    • This was rejected, however, and full constitutional recognition was accorded to them.
    • Sandback has never received the recognition accorded his minimalist peers.
    • The necklace suggests that the deceased had been accorded high status.

Phrasal verbs

accord with

verb + preposition + object
(correspond to) [formal]
coincidir or concordar con
Definition of accord in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources