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Concord


CONCORD, noun [Latin , the heart. See Accord.]

1. Agreement between persons; union in opinions, sentiments, views or interests; peace; harmony.

What concord hath Christ with Belial? 2 Corinthians 6:15.

2. Agreement between things; suitableness; harmony.

If, natures concord broke, among the constellations war were sprung.

3. In music, consent of sounds; harmony; the relation between tow or more sounds which are agreeable to the ear. [See Chord.]

The man who hath not music in himself, nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds, is fit for treasons.

4. A compact; an agreement by stipulation; treaty.

5. In law, an agreement between the parties in a fine, made by leave of the court. This is an acknowledgment from the deforciants that the land in question is the right of the complainant.

6. In grammar, agreement of words in construction; as adjectives with nouns in gender, number and case; or verbs with nouns or pronouns in number and person. Or concord may signify the system of rules for construction called syntax.

Form of concord in ecclesiastical history, is a book among the Lutherans containing a system of doctrines to be subscribed as a condition of communion, composed at Torgaw in 1576.