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Accord

Ac`cord´
n.1.Agreement or concurrence of opinion, will, or action; harmony of mind; consent; assent.
A mediator of an accord and peace between them.
- Bacon.
These all continued with one accord in prayer.
- Acts i. 14.
2.Harmony of sounds; agreement in pitch and tone; concord; as, the accord of tones.
3.Agreement, harmony, or just correspondence of things; as, the accord of light and shade in painting.
4.Voluntary or spontaneous motion or impulse to act; - preceded by own; as, of one's own accord.
That which groweth of its own accord of thy harvest thou shalt not reap.
- Lev. xxv. 5.
Of his own accord he went unto you.
- 2 Cor. vii. 17.
5.(Law) An agreement between parties in controversy, by which satisfaction for an injury is stipulated, and which, when executed, bars a suit.
With one accord
with unanimity.
v. t.1.To make to agree or correspond; to suit one thing to another; to adjust; - followed by to.
[imp. & p. p. Accorded; p. pr. & vb. n. According.]
2.To bring to an agreement, as persons; to reconcile; to settle, adjust, harmonize, or compose, as things; as, to accord suits or controversies.
3.To grant as suitable or proper; to concede; to award; as, to accord to one due praise.
v. i.1.To agree; to correspond; to be in harmony; - followed by with, formerly also by to; as, his disposition accords with his looks.
Thy actions to thy words accord.
- Milton.
2.To agree in pitch and tone.
Noun1.Accordaccord - harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters; "the two parties were in agreement"
Synonyms: agreement
2.accord - concurrence of opinion; "we are in accord with your proposal"
3.Accordaccord - a written agreement between two states or sovereigns
Synonyms: pact, treaty
4.accord - sympathetic compatibility
Synonyms: rapport
Verb1.accord - go together; "The colors don't harmonize"; "Their ideas concorded"
2.accord - allow to have; "grant a privilege"
Synonyms: allot, grant

ACCORD, in contracts. A satisfaction agreed upon between the party injuring and the party injured, which when performed is a bar to all actions upon this account. 3 Bl. Com. 15; Bac. Abr, Accord.
     2. In order to make a good accord it is essential:
     1. That the accord be legal. An agreement to drop a criminal prosecution as a satisfaction for an assault and imprisonment, is void. 5 East, 294. See 2 Wils. 341 Cro. Eliz. 541.
     3.-2. It must be advantageous to the contracting party; hence restoring to the plaintiff his chattels, or his land, of which the defendant has wrongfully dispossessed him, will not be any consideration to support a promise by the plaintiff not to sue him for those injuries. Bac. Abr. Accord, &c. A; Perk. s. 749; Dyer, 75; 5 East, R. 230; 1 Str. R. 426; 2 T. R. 24; 11 East, R. 390; 3 Hawks, R. 580; 2 Litt. R. 49; 1 Stew. R. 476; 5 Day, R. 360; 1 Root, R. 426; 3 Wend. R. 66; 1 Wend, R. 164; 14 Wend. R. 116; 3 J. J. Marsh. R. 497.
     4.-3. It must be certain; hence an agreement that the defendant shall relinquish the possession of a house in satisfaction, &c., is not valid, unless it is also agreed at what time it shall be relinquished. Yelv. 125. See 4 Mod. 88; 2 Johns. 342; 3 Lev. 189.
     5.-4. The defendant must be privy to the contract. If therefore the consideration for the promise not to sue proceeds from another, the defendant is a stranger to the agreement, and the circumstance that the promise has been made to him will be of no avail. Str. 592; 6, John. R. 37; 3 Monr. R. 302 but in such case equity will grant relief by injunction. 3 Monr. R. 302; 5 East, R. 294; 1 Smith's R. 615; Cro. Eliz. 641; 9 Co. 79, b; 3 Taunt. R. 117; 5 Co. 117, b.
     6.-5. The accord must be executed. 5 Johns. R. 386; 3 Johns. Cas. 243; 16 Johns. R. 86; 2 Wash. C. C. R. 180; 6 Wend. R. 390; 5 N. H. Rep. 136; Com. Dig. Accord, B 4.
     7. Accord with satisfaction when completed has two effects; it is a payment of the debt; and it is a species of sale of the thing given by the debtor to the creditor, in satisfaction; but it differs from it in this, that it is not valid until the delivery of the article, and there is no warranty of the thing thus sold, except perhaps the title; for in regard to this, it cannot be doubted, that if the debtor gave on an accord and satisfaction the goods of another, there would be no satisfaction. See Dation, en paiement. See in general Com. Dig. h.t.; Bac. Ab. h.t.; Com. Dig. Pleader, 2 V 8; 5 East, R. 230; 4 Mod. 88 ; 1 Taunt. R. 428; 7 East, R. 150; 1 J. B. Moore, 358, 460; 2 Wils. R. 86; 6 Co. 43, b; 3 Chit. Com. Law, 687 to 698; Harr. Dig. h.t.; 1 W. Bl. 388; 2 T. R. 24; 2 Taunt. 141; 3 Taunt. 117; 5 B.& A. 886; 2 Chit. R. 303 324; 11 East, 890; 7 Price, 604; 2 Greenl. Ev. Sec. 28; 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 805; 3 Bouv. Inst. n. 24 78-79-80-81. Vide Discharge of Obligations.

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