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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [uh-kawr-dnt]
    • /əˈkɔr dnt/
    • /əˈkɔːdənt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-kawr-dnt]
    • /əˈkɔr dnt/

Definitions of accordant word

  • adjective accordant in conformity or harmony 3
  • adjective accordant in agreement or harmony (with or to) 3
  • adjective accordant agreeing; conforming; harmonious. 1
  • noun accordant Agreeing or compatible. 1
  • adjective accordant Agreeing; consonant; harmonious; corresponding; conformable. 0

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Origin of accordant

First appearance:

before 1275
One of the 13% oldest English words
1275-1325; Middle English acordant < Old French. See accord, -ant

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Parts of speech for Accordant


accordant popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 70% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 50% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

accordant usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for accordant

adj accordant

  • agreeing — to have the same views, emotions, etc.; harmonize in opinion or feeling (often followed by with): I don't agree with you.
  • conforming — to act in accordance or harmony; comply (usually followed by to): to conform to rules.
  • congruous — corresponding or agreeing
  • harmonious — marked by agreement in feeling, attitude, or action: a harmonious group.
  • in concert — a public musical performance in which a number of singers or instrumentalists, or both, participate.

adjective accordant

  • consistent — Someone who is consistent always behaves in the same way, has the same attitudes towards people or things, or achieves the same level of success in something.
  • unanimous — of one mind; in complete agreement; agreed.
  • consonant — A consonant is a sound such as 'p', 'f', 'n', or 't' which you pronounce by stopping the air flowing freely through your mouth. Compare vowel.
  • according — in proportion; in relation
  • agreeable — If something is agreeable, it is pleasant and you enjoy it.

Antonyms for accordant

adjective accordant

  • discordant — being at variance; disagreeing; incongruous: discordant opinions.

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